Experiments with 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

Doug Ragan

@dragan39

Chemistry teacher

Hudsonville High School

Hudsonville, Michigan