Place the 2L bottle of Diet Coke on
a flat surface and in a secure place
2.) Remove the
lid from the bottle of Diet Coke.
3.) Remove 4 mentos
from the packet and get ready to drop
all four of them into the bottle of
Diet Coke as quickly as possible and
jump back out of the way of the shooting
is amazing how quickly
the mentos react with the Diet Coke
and the amount of pressure build up
that is released by spewing the cola
into the sky.
Try doing this experiment
with a smaller cola bottle and dropping
in two mentos.
Another way to do this experiment
is to get an adult to put a small
hole in the lid so that the
cola can shoot out the top of the
If you try this experiment use peppermint
lifesavers, extra strong mints or
Drop the mint in, screw the lid
back on the bottle, shake it and hold
it at an angle pointing away from
Shake the cola bottle a few more
times to see how many times you can
get it to rocket out of the bottle.