Dry Ice Root Beer

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Use frozen carbon dioxide to create a fizzy treat!

Your Instructor: Tia

Difficulty: Medium

Length of Activity:20 Minutes

Parental Warnings: Dry Ice Use


  • 0.5-1 pound of dry ice 
  • 1.5 tablespoons root beer concentrate 
  • 2 quarts water 
  • 1 cup sugar
  • • Large pitcher
  • Large bowl
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Long spoon for mixing
  • Tongs or rubber gloves for safety

Follow Along Below

Written Instructions (Printable PDF

  1. Fill a pitcher with 2 quarts of water.
  2. Pour in 1-1.5 cups sugar and 1.5 tablespoons of root beer concentrate.
  3. Stir until the sugar is mostly dissolved.
  4. Using tongs. Gradually add in your dry ice, stirring your root beer after each piece of dry ice you add. Keep stirring your root beer until the dry ice is most of the way melted.
  5. Serve by ladling root beer into a cup!