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Deluxe Mentos Geyser Tube

Deluxe Mentos Geyser Tube

$5.99
Launch a Mentos soda geyser 30 feet in the air with Steve Spangler's Mentos Geyser Tube. This variation includes interchangeable caps to change the eruption.
Insta-Snow Powder

Insta-Snow Powder

Insta-Snow® powder is the original fake snow polymer that turns ordinary water into a white fluffy substance that looks like real snow in seconds.
Great Geysers Car

Great Geysers Car

$34.99
A few rolls of original Mentos® candies, some two-liter bottles of Diet Coke®, and the basic Geyser Car frame will fill up many afternoons with great science discoveries!

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Dr. Oz Uses Mentos and Diet Coke to Demonstrate the Anti-Diet Plan

Dr. Oz is known for his wacky and unique demonstrations to illustrate what happens inside the body. Recently, he donned a poncho and became the Mentos Boy in the Box. He stepped in a sealed container to demonstrate what happens in the intestines when a food that doesn't agree with body chemistry is introduced into the stomach. The giant plastic box acted [...]

Disney's New Animated Movie Wreck-It-Ralph Includes Mentos and Diet Coke Geysers

By Blog Editor Susan Wells My kids have been extremely excited to see the new animated feature film from Disney Studios, Wreck-It-Ralph since they first saw the trailers for it this summer. A movie about video game characters spanning 30 years? Disney has already hit a homerun for kids and their nostalgic parents and the movie doesn't open until Friday. And now there's [...]

Mentos Geyser Car – 12 Days of Wonder

By Blog Editor Susan Wells We have reached Day #9 in our 12 Days of Wonder. Today's spotlight science toy is Geyser Car. Steve Spangler Science is celebrating the 12 Days of Wonder and highlighting our top 12 science toys and kits that are perfect to put under the tree. As blog editor, social media coordinator and mom of two budding scientists, I [...]

Mentos Geyser Tube Featured on Food Detectives

Ted Allen, host of Food Detectives on the Food Network, featured a segment using our Mentos Geyser Tube toy as a trigger device for their exploding soda segment. The producers did a nice job of explaining the science behind the eruption and even shared a cool variation of slowly lowering several Mentos into the bottle using a piece of wire. The [...]

ABC News Breaks the Mentos Story… only three years late!

This story came across my Google alerts today from the crack team at ABC News... "Science of Mentos-Diet Coke Explosions Explained." My fingers couldn't click on the link fast enough. New research finally explains this amazing phenomenon? Here's the opening sentence of the story... The startling reaction between Diet Coke and Mentos sweets, made famous in thousands of YouTube videos, finally has [...]

Mentos Geyser Records Keep Exploding

So, America throws it back to the Europeans... from Louisville, KY to Turiba University in Latvia there is a new Mentos and Diet Coke World record. On June 19th, 1,911 students from Business University Turiba in Latvia launched an amazing geyser eruption and landed themselves in the Guinness Book of World Records, just over a month after students at Male [...]

Mentos Geyser Hits the Classroom… But Some Teachers Don’t Get It

It has the potential of being the most popular science fair project of all time. The Mentos Geyser is definitely fun to watch, but some teachers are missing the opportunity to use the activity to teach science. Over the last few weeks, I've received emails from students explaining that their teachers are forbidding them from doing the Mentos Geyser as a [...]

Mentos Made Best of Web 2006

It's probably no surprise that the Mentos and Diet Coke phenomena made Google's Best of the Web in 2006. We were honored to have a clip of our video included in their year end review. I think it's interesting to see how the original experiment changed over a very short period of time. As you watch the video, you'll see that the [...]