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How To Build an Erupting Volcano

Watch more Fun Tech & Science Projects videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn to build an erupting volcano with baking soda, vinegar, and clay using these tips. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Make clay Make homemade clay by mixing the flour and salt in a bowl, and then adding water until the mixture is smooth in consistency. Step 2: Center bottle Center the bottle on the baking sheet. Tip Cut a piece of cardboard so it fits in the baking pan, and glue the bottle to it. You can paint this cardboard to match the volcano. Step 3: Shape volcano Shape the clay around the bottle to make it look like a volcano. Start at the bottom, creating a wide base, and work toward the top. Make sure to leave the mouth open. Step 4: Paint the volcano Paint the volcano with the acrylic paint to make it look more realistic. Tip Decorate the base of the volcano with toy trees to add more life. Step 5: Add liquids Pour the vinegar, red food coloring, and a few drops of dishwashing detergent into the bottle. Step 6: Add baking soda Fold the baking soda into a tissue and drop it into the bottle, and watch in wonder as your volcano erupts. Did You Know? Did you know? When Mount St. Helens erupted in 1980, the eruption caused the mountain's elevation to drop 1,314 feet.
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