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Try this non-traditional erupting apple volcano that brings apples and science together in an APPLE-CANO experiment! Fall is an excellent time of the year to put a little twist on classic science experiments. You could also try this with pumpkins.

 Apple Volcano Experiment

Apple Volcano Experiment ingredients


  • Baking Soda
  • Vinegar
  • One medium to large Apple
  • Large Pie plate/dish (to help capture volcano overflow)


Step 1: Core out the apple so as to leave a bottom.  Do not core all the way through.

Step 2: Fill the core of the apple with baking soda about halfway full.

Apple Volcano in progress

Step 3: Pour in the vinegar and see how the apple becomes a volcano!

Apple Volcano Experiment next steps

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