Also known as "elephant toothpaste," this demonstration is popular in EVERY science classroom!
Students watch as a bottle of harmless-looking liquid begins to bubble and overflow out of control with a simple catalyst.
This demonstration is part of "Halloween Chemistry: 6 OOZING, BUBBLING, FIERY Science Demonstrations
Originally designed as a high school demonstration, this is safe and easy enough to be used in middle school, or even elementary school. Simply modify how in-depth you explain the science behind the experiment. Perform the demonstration simply as a "mystery science day" with no explanations needed!
-List of materials
-Detailed explanation of the science behind the demonstration. Suitable for high school Chemistry.
**NOTE** You will need to purchase the following:
empty bottle or Erlenmeyer flask
Liquid dish washing soap
wooden splint (or long popsicle stick)
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Click for the FULL SET of Halloween Chemistry demonstrations: Halloween Chemistry: 6 OOZING, BUBBLING, FIERY Science Demonstrations
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