This video describes how to complete a chemical reaction that involves an orange to black color change. The experiment can be done using materials easily obtained in stores. The reaction is strikingly similar to the Old Nassau Reaction, but does not require the use of mercury reagents. A full explanation of how to carry out the experiment, and also the chemistry involved is included.
0:12 – 2:24: How to set up the experiment.
2:24 – end: Explanation of the chemistry behind the experiment.
A Halloween Chemistry Experiment You Can Do at Home
6 responses to “A Halloween Chemistry Experiment You Can Do at Home”
Or I could just put the five cups in one then add a few drops of fruit fresh?
I have 2 questions I understand the reaction but what is the vinegar used for ? How do I increase the amount for a bigger display?
WOW that is a very cool and simple chem trick !!!! thank you!!
Hi Tom I went an bought every thing I need to do this cool Chemistry trick !! I hope it works as good as you show it. Thank you again. Dan
can I use cornstarch ?
!!!!!! Thank you thats Awesome !!!!!!