Watermelon Volcano Experiment

How to Make a Fruit Volcano with Baking Soda

Has your child ever asked how volcanoes work? These natural wonders can be fascinating for students, especially those particularly interested in geology and how the earth is structured. While real volcanoes are extremely hot, dangerous, and far from safe, a vinegar and baking soda volcano is safe—and it's a great way to show your child the wonders of a volcano.

Best of all? This vinegar and baking soda volcano is made from a summer staple you may already have—a watermelon! If you don't have a watermelon, you can use other types of fruit instead. Explore the instructographic below to try a fun, slightly messy take on the traditional vinegar and baking soda volcano with your student this summer.

Watermelon Volcano Experiment