There are a lot of science experiments that are popular. Some of them are the exploding volcano and the Mentos and Coca-cola mixture. There is another experiment that you can do at home. This is called the toilet bowl cleaner bomb. Making the toilet bowl cleaner bomb is not that hard. All you need are a few household products and you can have your very own toilet bowl cleaner bomb that you can use.
Here are the steps on how you can make your own toilet bowl cleaner bomb:
1. Gather all the materials you need. First, gather all the materials you need for this project. If you do not have some of them, you can buy from the supermarket or grocery store. The items that you need are:
- Aluminum foil
- Toilet cleaner (The Works)
- Empty water bottle
- Safety goggles
2. Preparations. Get the aluminum foil and make mini foil balls the size of pellets. You can easily do this by tearing up the aluminum foil and rolling little pieces of it so that you can make balls. Make about twenty aluminum foil balls. Afterwards, put them inside the empty water bottle.
3. Making the toilet bowl cleaner bomb. Wear your safety goggles and gloves for this step. Open the toilet cleaner and pour it in the empty water bottle until ¼ of the bottle is full. Cover the water bottle with the bottle cap. Make sure it is tight and secure.
4. Using the toilet bowl cleaner bomb. Shake the bottle vigorously for a few seconds. Lay it down on the ground and stay away from the bottle. It will eventually explode. If you want to wait for the mixture to explode by itself, you do not need to shake it. Just wait for the mixture to explode. Make sure that you are away from the bottle to avoid any injuries.
These are the simple steps on how you can make your own toilet bowl cleaner bomb with just a few items from your home. Remember not play with this bomb in front of kids and keep your pets away from the bomb. Also, do not remove your safety goggles even if you are a few feet away from the toilet bowl cleaner bomb.
Some people use soda with this mixture. Soda may improve the quality of your bomb but you have to be extra careful. If you want to do this, just add a liter of your choice of soda to the mixture. If you cannot find The Works brand of toilet cleaner, any type of toilet cleaner will do as long as it has hydrochloric acid in it. You can also adjust the amount of toilet cleaner that you put in the mixture. The more toilet cleaner you mix with the aluminum foil pellets, the faster it will explode.
In working with these types of projects, it is best to know what you are dealing with. This is not something that you can play with as it can cause harm to people. You should only do this for experimental purposes.