At my house, there are always lots of experiments going on. You may recall the chemistry set experiment that made my son so nervous, that he felt compelled to bring out the fire extinguisher. Well, the prize for the most exciting experiment that has ever gone on at my house goes to one my husband and son did a couple of years ago. It involved a two liter bottle of Coke and a roll of Mentos.
I watched as my husband and boy went out to the backyard armed with these two items. "You're not going to do what I think you're going to do, are you?"
My husband grinned as he opened the bottle of Coke. I watched in disbelief as he put not one, not two, but the entire roll of Mentos in with the Coke.
"Fire in the hole!" he yelled.
Let me just say, I have never seen a geyser of Coke like the geyser of Coke I saw on that day! It nearly reached the top of the very large tree it was near.
"That was awesome!" my son said, clearly impressed. "Can we do it again?"