James May

Test acids with home-made pH indicator – Live Experiments (Ep 35) – Head Squeeze

WARNING: This experiment uses corrosive materials. Use protective gloves. Jon Chase creates his own acidity indicator and then tests a series of household products. What are Acids: http://www.chemguide.co.uk/basicorg/acidbase/acids.html Acid Indicators: http://chemistry.about.com/od/acidsbases/a/Acid-Base-Indicators.htm Red Cabbage indicator: http://chemistry.about.com/od/acidsbase1/a/red-cabbage-ph-indicator.htm Household acids and bases: http://web2.newtown-h.schools.nsw.edu.au/Science/year_10/Acid%20Chemistry/Household%20acids.htm You need: Red Cabbage Water Knife/ Blender Ice Cube trays Household ingredients Sieve Jug Six […]

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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 […]

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10 Incredible Science Experiments You Can Do At Home w/James May

10 Incredible Science Experiments You Can Do At Home – Geek Week Turn your bedroom into a science lab as James May brings you 10 Incredible Science Experiments You Can Do At Home. Cram more knowledge into your cranium on Brainiac Day and watch more Geek Week videos over at http://youtube.com/geekweek. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gS3eMn4Cic – Diet Coke […]

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