Kaiti’s Science Lab: Erupting volcanos 🌋 live at Carvajal Elementary

KSAT12′s Kaiti Blake, David Sears take science lesson on the road!

In this week's 'Kaiti's Science Lab', KSAT12's Kaiti Blake and David Sears are live from Carvajal Elementary

SAN ANTONIO – After doing science experiments in the KSAT News studio for over a year, it’s time to take Kaiti’s Science Lab on the road! Meteorologist Kaiti Blake and David Sears visited San Antonio ISD’s Carvajal Elementary Wednesday for their first ever live science experiment.

Kaiti and David - along with a class full of fifth graders - erupted model volcanos Wednesday morning at the elementary school on the city’s West Side. To view the video, click on the player above.

If you’re a teacher or administrator and would like Kaiti & David to visit your school, email Kaiti at: kblake@ksat.com.

Parents and guardians: upload a video of your child performing the activity by clicking here. Send it in and you might see it on GMSA @ 9 a.m.!

Erupting volcanos

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • plastic bottles (12 oz.)
  • baking soda
  • white vinegar
  • food coloring
  • funnels
  • sand or clay to make volcanos

This activity is courtesy of Fun with Mama.

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About the Authors:

Kaiti Blake is a child weather-geek-turned-meteorologist. 

Ben Spicer is a digital journalist who works the early morning shift for KSAT.