Instructables: exploring - technology - science - fire - physics - chemistry - demo http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:52:30 PST BLOX v1.01 How to Demonstrate the Energy Of Candy (Gummi Bears Vs. M&M's) http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Of-Candy-Gummi-Bears-Vs.-MMs-Experiment/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/XXF4/FBU346V2/F6JXXF4FBU346V2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/XXF4/FBU346V2/F6JXXF4FBU346V2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/XXF4/FBU346V2/F6JXXF4FBU346V2.SMALL.jpg kentchemistry.com Hyperactive kids, could this be the cause? This demonstration will open your eyes to the amount of energy stored in these little candies. What you do is melt a small quantity of potassium chlorate in a large test tube clamped to a ring stand. Use long-handled tongs to introduce a Gummi Bear candy ...
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Thu, 31 Jan 2008 19:55:16 PST
How to make NonBurning Money http://www.instructables.com/id/NonBurning-Money/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/CKUU/FBU346UF/FGNCKUUFBU346UF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/CKUU/FBU346UF/FGNCKUUFBU346UF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/CKUU/FBU346UF/FGNCKUUFBU346UF.SMALL.jpg kentchemistry.com A 20$ bill is taken from the pocket, or better yet, from a volunteer planted in the audience and is soaked in a liquid and set on fire. While holding the 20$ bill with tongs and watching the blue flame, one points out that the 20$ bill is not burning. Finally the 20$ bill is snuffed out with a quick...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2008 10:22:07 PST
How to Make Flammable Ice (yes-solid water) http://www.instructables.com/id/Flammable-Ice/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/R9XS/FBU346VG/F0TR9XSFBU346VG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/R9XS/FBU346VG/F0TR9XSFBU346VG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/R9XS/FBU346VG/F0TR9XSFBU346VG.SMALL.jpg kentchemistry.com Ice is quickly added to a dry Pyrex bowl. Not Dry there is Calcium Carbide on the bottom, that is why you do it quickly. When the Ice melts the water reacts with the calcium carbide (place on the bottom) to produce acetylene gas and calcium hydroxide. The acetylene gas then explodes into flames when...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2008 19:51:40 PST
Safe Video Demonstration Sodium and Potassium Exploding In Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Sodium-and-Potassium-In-Water/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/OHEU/FBU346VN/FYSOHEUFBU346VN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/OHEU/FBU346VN/FYSOHEUFBU346VN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/OHEU/FBU346VN/FYSOHEUFBU346VN.SMALL.jpg kentchemistry.com The demonstrations of many remarkable experiments include a high safety risk (e.g. the reaction of large pieces of sodium/potassium with water; the reaction of potassium with liquid bromine; the reaction of sodium with concentrated sulfuric acid, etc.). Chemistry teachers and instructors are usually...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2008 19:48:46 PST