The Chemistry of Fire and Gunpowder – with Andrew Szydlo

Andrew Szydlo gives a spectacular demo-filled talk of explosive science using gunpowder, energetic reactions and quite a few flames. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe The talk was filmed on the eve of Bonfire Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Night. Andrew Szydlo is a chemist and secondary school teacher at Highgate School, well-loved by […]

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Blaze of Steel: Explosive Chemistry – with Andrew Szydlo

Andrew Syzdlo, chemist and school teacher, explores the chemistry of iron and steel. Featuring cool science experiments, explosions and pyrotechnics, this inspiring teacher challenges our perception of these metals’ permanence. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe After the storming success of his family-friendly talk at the Ri, Andrew Szydlo returns to take us through the […]

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Baking Soda and Vinegar Science Experiments YOU can do at HOME!

Join WOW Scientists Jen and Kylie in the WOW Lab to create EXPLOSIONS while experimenting with some simple, DIY chemical reactions! Did you know that a CHEMICAL REACTION is a process where one substance changes into one or more different substances, or products?! In these experiments, we are combining a LIQUID *acid* with a SOLID […]

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