Mount Baker Baking Soda

Just one eruption away from an A!!!


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(Chanting) Mount Baker Baking Soda. Mount Baker Baking Soda. Mount Baker....Baking Soda! It's just one eruption away from an "A". Woo Hoo!! Mr.Lum is gonna give us an A, because our volcano is steaming like his coffee. And if he gives us an "F" . Well he wont so heck with that!! (Chanting) We are the teachers pets X2. (Miriam) - You are the puppy (Christina) - You are the lizard.
The teachers pets thats our name! Mount Baker Baking Soda WooHoo were gonna get an A!!!

Miriam Christina


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Things we need to get:

- little people to be destoryed
- make a little village to be destroyed
- find out the name of a city that was destroyd and how many people died in it.
- paper mache

To make an erupting volcano you will need:
  • A volcano - Talk to an art teacher about making a volcano out of paper mache or plaster. If you're in a hurry to make your volcano, use a mound of dirt outside.
  • A container that 35mm film comes in.
  • Red and yellow food coloring (optional)
  • Vinegar
  • Liquid dish washing soap
What to do:
  1. Go outside
  2. Put the film canister into the volcano at the top
  3. Add two spoonfuls of baking soda
  4. Add about a spoonful of soap
  5. Add about 3 drops of the red and yellow food coloring

    Now for the eruption!:
  6. Add about an ounce of the vinegar into the container and watch what happens.

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A VOLCANO is produced over thousands of years as heat a pressure build up. That aspect of a volcano is very difficult to recreate in a home experiment. However this volcano will give you an idea of what it might look like when a volcano erupts flowing lava. This is a classic experiment in which a CHEMICAL reaction can create the appearance of a PHYSICAL volcano eruption. You should look at pictures of volcanoes to be familiar with the different types. (A SHIELD volcano, for example is the most common kind of volcano, and yet few people know about them) The reaction will bubble up and flow down the side like a real volcano (only much faster!) Look for videos of volcanoes erupting and be sure that you understand how heat and pressure work to really make volcanoes erupt. Have fun!
-Science Bob

Information on Mount Baker...

Mount Baker is Located in Washington U.S.A. It is 3.285 M. above the ground. It is a Srato Vocano. The activity of Mt.Baker was dimished in 1975.

Mt. Baker is Norths most isolated of the cascade volcanoes in the USA!

Mount Baker's summit crater is covered by snow and ice, and little is known of its nature or age.

Mount Baker's most recent activity happened in 1880. Although most of the area adjacent to Mount Baker is still largely unpopulated , population patterns and infrastructure are much different than 150 years ago, and each year greater and greater numbers of people live and play in areas that could be affected by future volcanic activity.

-Mount Baker is over 30,000 years old!
-Much of Mount Baker's earlier geological record was eroded away during the last ice age

Mount Baker is Located in Washington. It is a Strato Volcano. Mount baker has erupted 13 times in recorded history. Those dates are; 1880, 1870, 1863, 1859, 1858, 1854, 1852, 1843.