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Coca-Cola Company is “Blase” About the Mentos Experiment

The recent article in the Wall Street Journal reported that the marketing gurus at the Coca-Cola Company are not all that excited about the pop culture phenomenon. “It’s an entertaining phenomenon,” said Coke spokeswoman Susan McDermott. “We would hope people want to drink (Diet Coke) more than try experiments with it.” According to the article, […]

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The Wintergreen Lifesavers Trigger – A Variation on the Mentos-Coke Experiment

In response to a question about triggering the soda eruption, here’s an experiment from the Fizz Factor book using Wintergreen Lifesavers and dental floss. The Ultimate Eruption II – Another minty variation of the Ultimate Eruption””guaranteed to send your friends and family running for cover! Here’s what you’ll need… 2-liter bottle of diet soda 6 […]

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5 Viral Science Experiments You Did Not Know We Have Done Already

The term “viral” has undergone quite the makeover since the end of the 20th century. A word that used to have a connotation on par with “bacterial” has now become something that is sought after.  Going viral entails that something is spreading like proverbial wildfire. There’s viral marketing, viral memes, viral video, and viral photos. […]

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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 […]

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Are Some Science Educators Playing with Fire? When Does Sharing an Experiment Cross a Line?

By Blog Editor Susan Wells I am frustrated. As our children grow up, they want to experiment. Explore. Discover. The internet is a wonderful tool to use in their education and growing independence. Growing up, I had to use encyclopedias, libraries, books. Now, everything is at our children’s fingertips. We all know dangers exist on […]

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Mentos Geyser Car Makes Splash at Toy Fair

We are showing our new Mentos® Geyser Rocket Car at the New York Toy Fair this week. Strap the car to a bottle of soda, like Diet Coke, drop in some Mentos® and let it take off. It goes fast and can reach speeds of up to 35 miles per hour and travel about 150 […]