How to Blow Up a Balloon With Baking Soda & Vinegar

By Colin Kilbane

Blowing up a balloon with baking soda and vinegar involves pouring the baking soda in the balloon, pouring the vinegar in a bottle and stretching the mouth of the balloon over the bottle, dumping the baking soda into the vinegar and releasing carbon dioxide gas. Fill up a balloon using common household ingredients with a demonstration from a science teacher in this free video on science.

About the Author

Colin Kilbane has a degree in chemistry from Kansas State University. Currently, he is the head scientist of a school program called Mad Science. There, Kilbane teaches kids how to do science experiments from every field of science. He also teaches chess to children of all ages.