How to Make a Snow Volcano [Video]
The snow we got Monday may not have been the ideal snow to use for building a snowman. However, it's perfect for making a snow volcano! Have you ever seen one of these?
Our friends at the Owensboro-Daviess County Christmas Parade shared a snow volcano "recipe" earlier this week on Facebook. They were getting excited about our snow storm and wanted to help get the kids excited too. Check this out!
After seeing the recipe, I wanted to see this science experiment in action. So, I headed over to YouTube and typed in "How to Make a Snow Volcano." As you can imagine, several videos popped up!
Now, this volcano worked like a charm!
As cool as that was, I was caught a little off guard by one of the ingredients. That particular recipe calls for citric acid powder and I wouldn't have a clue where to even buy that. Seriously! Does anyone know?
Instead of trying to locate citric acid powder, I decided to just look around YouTube for an easier recipe. It didn't take long to find one. This video is AWESOME!
Now, what happens if you build a snow volcano and it won't erupt like it's supposed to? Well, here you go. Watch this video. It includes a couple of common mistakes and how to troubleshoot them if you're snow volcano fails to "erupt."
So, there you have it! Several ways to build and enjoy a snow volcano. And, with more snow on the way today here in the tristate, this just may be the perfect day to give it a try.