Ready. Set. Glow. We’re creating a homemade lava lamp to use as a custom Zoom background on this episode of STEM at Home.
Fill 2/3 of jar with cooking oil.
Fill the rest of the jar with water.
Let the oil settle below the water.
Add 6-7 drops of food coloring.
Add 4-5 effervescent tablets to the jar.
Wait for the tablets to begin to fizz.
Take a picture with your phone.
Upload to your Zoom profile.
Call your friends with this cool new Zoom background.
Your Instructor: Mounika Vanka
Mounika is a researcher at Lenovo. When she isn’t working on cutting-edge augmented reality projects, she can be found outside trying adventure sports like bungee jumping and skydiving, or inside painting abstract art or solving 10,000-piece jigsaw puzzles.
Congratulations on making your lava lamp! We hope you enjoyed learning about the innovation process, something we use every day when designing our products and solutions. Be sure to share your lava lamp with #StemAtHome.