Students learn about gas and chemical reactions by discovering how to inflate a balloon using baking soda and vinegar.
What are the goals?

The goal of the project is to demonstrate the power of gas procuded when of baking soda and vinegar are mixed. The goal is for the balloon to be blown up by the gas created.
What materials are required?

Balloon (1 per student)

Small bottle (cleaned glass beverage bottle will work well) (1 per student)

Small funnel (1 per student)

Baking soda (2 tablespoons per student)

Vinegar (4 ounces per student)


I use a very simple science report, so students can write conclusions…



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