Elementary students in Nixa, Mo. make pumpkin volcanoes

Published: Oct. 25, 2021 at 9:40 PM CDT
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NIXA, Mo. (KY3) - Third graders at Nixa’s Mathews Elementary made pumpkin volcanoes.

The kids used vinegar and baking soda to make the pumpkins spew like a volcano. The fall-themed experiment helped students learn about chemical reactions and scientific methods.  

Teachers say this is the first time they’ve tried this experiment at Mathews Elementary.

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