This Pumpkinator is a fantastic orange-to-blue-to-orange chemical reaction that will make a great addition to your Halloween-themed chemistry demonstrations.
HS-PS1-2 Chemical Reactions
This demonstration lays the foundation for what science is all about: proper experiments, properly carried out, properly interpreted.
Heartburn is a very common ailment. Many people rely on antacids such as Tums®, Rolaids®, or Milk of Magnesia to settle their stomachs, but have you ever wondered how those antacids work?
Learn a bit about the chemical reactions that occur during a lightning strike, and how you can demonstrate these reactions in your classroom.
You can solve Chemical Mystery #20 if you know your chemistry...and your magic!
Why does the "Whoosh Bottle" experiment behave differently at different temperatures?
The "Two-Faced" thionin reaction involves causing a purple solution to fade to colorless by shining light on the solution. I wondered if it could be demonstrated the color of light that caused this transition.
Tom Kuntzleman conducts a safer "mercury-like" beating heart experiment with an added splash of gratefulness.
Chemical Reactions is a topic that unites a number of skills from formula writing, balancing equations, predicting products and solubility to name a few. On January 13th, 2022, Sarah English shared her unit covering chemical reactions in this ChemBasics Talk. You can view a recording of her presentation and access materials she has suggested.
Did you know that sand can be converted into a mixture of gases that spontaneously ignites in air? The procedures involved are relatively simple to perform, spectacular to observe, and relate to a rich assortment of chemical principles.