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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 […]

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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 […]

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MythBusters Take a Stab at the Mentos Madness

I mentioned in a previous blog post that Steve Jacobs (consultant for the Discovery Channel) called in May to let me know that Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman from MythBusters were going to do a segment on the Mentos things. Steve wanted to be able to share what worked well for us and our latest […]

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Latest Mentos Theory

… but I’m not buying it. The Orlando Sentinel recently ran a article in their Weekend Leisure Playing with Food section by Jane Snow about the Mentos and Diet Coke experiment. They turned to Robert Wolke, chem professor at the University of Pittsburgh for an explanation. Here’s what he writes… “The scientific explanation is that […]

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Super Soda Geyser

Super Soda Geyser SUPER SODA GEYSER EXPERIMENT SCIENCE FAIR CONNECTION SUPER SODA GEYSER EXPERIMENT Experiment Procedure Open the Geyser Tube by pulling the pin on the side out. Insert about 6 Mentos into the tube. Push the pin back into the Geyser Tube to prevent the Mentos from falling out, and flip it over. Open […]

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Best Science Toys for Kids

Are you looking for creative gift ideas that the kids won’t set aside on December 26th? What about the present that gives the gift of discovery and learning? Here are our Top 12 Picks that make great gifts that open minds and keep them engaged for a long time.  

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Congratulations to Our Teacher Appreciation Winners

At the beginning of May, we asked you to nominate your favorite science teacher for our Teacher Appreciation Award.  The entries came pouring in, and we are excited to spotlight our winners.  Huge thanks to everyone who participated!  We found some truly remarkable teachers out there and we are excited to feature them here… and […]