One day during class I presented the disappearing rainbow demonstration and explained the chemistry behind it. After doing so, I had a student ask me if a particular bartending trick called “rainbow shots” was done in a manner similar to the way the disappearing rainbow demonstration is performed.
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Last year I wrote about a very simple experiment can be done using water, a plate and M&M’s candies. The experiment can be seen in the video below:
A student of mine, Anthony Shepherd, and I worked together to develop a new chemical riddle. How do you think we performed the experiment in the video below?
Can you solve the chemical riddle described in the video below?
Here’s a great project to try with your students: build a periodic table out of Lego blocks. We did this a few years ago at Spring Arbor University, working with teachers and students from Hardin Valley Academy i
Did you know that Pyrex glassware used in chemistry labs is different than Pyrex glassware used in kitchens? Pyrex glass used in chemistry experiments is made of borosilicate glass, whereas the Pyrex used when baking is made of soda lime glass.