Experiments with Expo Markers

fluorescent Expo markers

Doug Ragan’s post on Expo neon markers got me thinking about how I’ve used these markers in my classroom. By simply using these markers, a small UV/violet LED and a white lightstick, you can teach your students a bit about fluorescence and chemiluminescence.

If you’d like to learn more simple experiments you can do with lightsticks – or just learn more about the chemistry of lightsticks – check out the following article in the Journal of Chemical Education.

J. Chem. Educ., 2012, 89, p. 910–916

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Doug Ragan | Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:55

Thanks for expanding the knowledge