The Best Chemistry EXPLOSIONS – Reactions Gone Wrong – Joe Genius

It’s time for Joe Genius: Where backyard science goes BIG TIME. Joe Genius highlights home-grown Newtons who experiment, tinker, and yes, blow stuff up in the name of science. And it’s all caught on tape! Join Jonah Ray as he whizzes through these geniuses’ most epic failures and thrilling successes — and of course, the science behind it all.


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Welcome to Joe Genius – the first show that proves how exciting, hilarious, and sometimes dangerous, homegrown science can be. Each week Joe Genius will turn the spotlight on some of the best science videos online, from dry ice bombs to robot musicians, and explain why they work…or more often than not, why they don’t.

It’s Chemistry Time!

Chemical reactions take over this explosive episode of Joe Genius. Check out who wins the “Joe Science Award” for the best executed science experiment of the bunch! Meet the Backyard Scientists!

“Chemical Volcano” from Marijeta Savic
“Chlorine and coke” from Matthew Hill
“Homemade rocket fuel – too successful!” from Greg Craven
“Amazing Mystery Liquid” from Brusspup
“Potassium Chlorate with Candy Cane” from Douglas Sim


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Feeling Chemistry’s Wrath
These backyard scientists take chemistry to the extreme. So get ready, we all know not every science experiment goes to plan. Meet the Backyard Scientists! (Please embed the links into the text)

“Pharaoh’s Serpent” from Tszymborski
“Milk and Chlorine 1” from milky2369
“Science Experiment Gone Wrong” from Ali
“Me messing with acetylene” from Fookthefrench
“Chlorine bomb gone wrong” from Brett
“Ferrofluid” from Tszymborski
“Fire in a cup” from Tszymborski
“Watermelon versus liquid nitrogen” from Matt McCluskey
“Liquid Nitrogen Bubbles” from Meghann Murray
“Sodium and Water in a 40 gallon trash can” from Jason Hughes & Dr. Scott Pinkham


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“Elephant Toothpaste”
Jonah Ray throws on his lab coat and goggles and stirs up a homemade version of “Elephant Toothpaste.” Last but not least, he gives out the coveted “Joe Genius Award” for the best chemistry video out there. Meet the Backyard Scientist! (Please embed the links into the text) “Chemistry After Hours 1 – Elephant Toothpaste” from GWNProductions


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