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Science Activity - Coke and Mentos

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Nothing gets a class's attention like an explosion. Learners recreate the classic coke-versus-mementos eruption as a means to study chemical and physical properties. The lesson helps them to identify the chemical reaction taking place and what that means for the compounds involved. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Pair with additional activities from the same publisher for more examples of chemical reactions
  • Have pupils research the chemical reaction taking place and write and balance the chemical equation
Classroom Considerations
  • Collect and prepare necessary materials prior to the lesson
Pros
  • Includes explanations of important concepts observed
  • Uses everyday materials that are easy to obtain
Cons
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