Diet Coke and Mentos Experiment: Thank You Mythbusters!

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If your kids are younger, here's a peek into what you can look forward to once they get to school! If you are a mom of a tween or teen, I'm sure this experiment has been performed in your house or at a neighbor's home. The popular Discovery Channel show, Mythbusters, features various experiments every week. One of the most popular episodes show viewers how the combination of Mentos candies and Diet Coke results in a huge explosion! Fun! Unless it's in your kitchen. The Mythbusters team has inspired my kids to perform other experiments (in the name of science, of course). The picture you see here is from my daughter's quest to find out if Peeps candies would make it through a vacuum. Good times. Have you had the Mentos-Diet Coke explosion at your house? Talk to me!


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