How to create an exothermic reaction? – Live Experiments (Ep 40) – Head Squeeze



HeadSqueezer Huw James has a go at creating an exothermic reaction?

Links:
Endothermic and Exothermic reactions:
http://chemistry.about.com/cs/generalchemistry/a/aa051903a.htm

Elephant Toothpaste: http://chemistry.about.com/od/chemistrydemonstrations/a/elephanttooth.htm

The Bloodhound Project:
http://www.bloodhoundssc.com/project

Elephants actually brush their teeth?
http://www.today.com/pets/happy-brush-your-elephants-teeth-day-945779

What you need:
1 litre plastic bottle
Washing detergent
Active yeast
Hydrogen peroxide solution
Food colouring
Glass bowl
Rubber gloves

Instructions:
Sit the plastic bottle in the glass bowl
Put on your rubber gloves
Pour some hydrogen peroxide solution to the bottle
Add a little bit of washing detergent
Add some food colouring
Add some yeast
Give the bottle a shake

IMPORTANT: If you are doing this experiment please follow the instructions carefully

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