Playing With Chemicals

Introduction: Playing With Chemicals


Our experiment was if we combine Magnesium with dry ice it would make pure carbon. if you want to do this experiment than your in the right place. We have a video above to show what we did. We hope this instructable will help others with making this experiment the right way. Enjoy...!

Step 1: Step 1- Saftey Equipment

The 1st thing you should do before you start is put on the gloves and goggles and an apron. This is a saftey Precaution that you must take because there are many chemicals that can be harmful to your skin.

Step 2: Step - Other Equipment

Also grab your blow torch or somthing that makes fire also get the mate that you can do the experiment on.

Step 3: Step 3- Light It Up!

Light up the magnisium in the dry ice...have your gloves and googles on for saftey.

Step 4: Step 4- Final Part

Put the other dry ice block on top of the other and stand back. Have fun and enjoy!!

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    3 Discussions

    Interesting experiment. What was the result? Did you produce pure carbon in measurable amounts?

    1 reply

    So it makes pure carbon, but what happens to the magnesium? What happens to the oxygen in the carbon dioxide?