Introduction: How to Make Glowing Water

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Here are the steps taken to make glowing water. You will need a beaker, gloves, pipette, eye protection, a mix stick, glow stick, water, and some dish soap (written version)

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Take your glow stick and cut off one end, be careful of the glass inside.

Step 2: Step 2

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Cut open the other end of the tube to make it easier to get the glass tube out

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Take out the glass tube inside of the plastice tube, this contains your diphenyl oxalate.

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Fill your beaker with water

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Cut of one end of the glass, pointed into the beaker

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Cut of the other end of glass, make sure it is pointed into the beaker so all the liquid makes it into the beaker

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Use your pipette to take out some of the hydrogen peroxide.

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Add the hydrogen peroxide to the water and diphenyl oxalate.

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Add dish soap so the diphenyl oxalate and hydrogen peroxide can mix.

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Mix it all together and your concoction should glow


Fashionista101 (author)2015-06-01

There should be measurments so we know excactly how much me should use

bhermance (author)2014-02-25

I noticed you are using small amounts of water and etc. How many drops of dish soap did you use?

kihscience (author)2014-01-09

This is sweet! Do you have a video?!?

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