How To Do Mentos And Coke Volcano?

One of the most popular and exciting science experiments that you can do at home is creating a Mentos and Coke volcano. This experiment is not only fun to watch, but it also teaches you about chemical reactions and the properties of different substances. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to create your own Mentos and Coke volcano:

Materials Needed:

  • A pack of Mentos candies
  • A bottle of Coke (diet Coke works best)
  • A paper tube or funnel
  • An outdoor area or a large open space
  • A tray or bucket to catch the overflow


  1. Go to an outdoor area or a large open space where you can make a mess without any consequences.
  2. Place the tray or bucket on the ground to catch any overflow from the volcano.
  3. Open the bottle of Coke and let it sit for a few minutes to release some of the carbonation.
  4. Place the paper tube or funnel on top of the bottle of Coke, making sure it fits snugly.
  5. Drop a few Mentos candies into the paper tube or funnel at once and step back quickly.
  6. Watch as the Coke erupts out of the bottle in a foamy explosion, creating a Mentos and Coke volcano!


  • Make sure to use a brand-new bottle of Coke for the best results.
  • Experiment with different numbers of Mentos candies to see how it affects the size and intensity of the eruption.
  • Have fun and enjoy the show!

Creating a Mentos and Coke volcano is a simple and entertaining experiment that is sure to amaze and delight anyone who witnesses it. So gather your materials and try it out for yourself!

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