Which soda works best with Mentos?
Why does diet soda work better with Mentos?
Diet sodas produce a bigger reaction than non- diet sodas because aspartame lowers the surface tension of the liquid much more than sugar or corn syrup will. You can also increase the effect by adding more surfactants to the soda when you add the Mentos , like adding a mixture of dishwasher soap and water.
Will Diet Coke work with Mentos?
The Mentos Trick All you do is drop a tube of Mentos candies into a bottle of soda . Usually, the trick is done using diet soda , especially Diet Coke or another cola , however, the main reason for this is because diet drinks are less sticky/easier to clean up than other sodas .
How many Mentos do you add to Diet Coke?
Is Diet Coke or Coke better for Mentos?
Diet Coke and Coke Zero tend to go a bit higher than regular soda , because they have a little more carbonation and the sweeteners help make the reaction a little bigger.
What happens if you drink Coke and Mentos?
Is it true that you can die from eating Mentos and drinking Coke at the same time? This is an urban myth. It’s true that putting Mentos into a bottle of Coke will cause an impressive geyser of soda to erupt from the bottle. However, you won’t get the same effect from eating Mentos after drinking Coke .
What else besides Mentos makes Coke explode?
Overall, Mentos, Lifesavers, Icebreaker Frost mints made Diet Coke explode, and Pop Rocks failed to explode Diet Coke.
Which Mentos reacts with Coke?
A Mentos dropped into a bottle of soda acts as a surfactant, meaning it reduces the surface tension of the soda . Water molecules are polar and attracted to each other. Anything that breaks them apart allows for bubbles of carbon dioxide gas to form in the solution.
Why does Coke explode when you shake it?
Cans of carbonated soft drinks contain carbon dioxide under pressure so that the gas dissolves in the liquid drink. Because shaking the can introduces lots of small bubbles into the liquid, the dissolved gas can more easily vaporize by joining existing bubbles rather than forming new ones.
Does Sprite explode with Mentos?
The bumps and cavities on the surface of a Mentos candy increase the surface area that comes in contact with the soda . Coupled with the ingredients in the candy, this physical property makes Mentos an explosive addition to a bottle of soda .
Does the flavor of Mentos affect the explosion?
my results we that the mint and diet coke exploded long and was higher. the fruit flavor mentos exploded a little but since it was a different flavor it didnt explode for long.
How do you do the perfect Coke and Mentos?
Step 1: Remove the lid from the Diet Coke and set it the bottle of soda on a flat surface. Step 2: Roll the paper into a tube around a pack of Mentos mints, tape it into place and pull it off of the roll of mints. Step 3: Hold your finger over one end of the paper tube and have your child fill it up with Mentos mints.