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Old Foamey - Chemical Demonstration Kit

Old Foamey - Chemical Demonstration Kit, AP2085
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Old Foamey - Chemical Demonstration Kit
Product Description

By: Jim and Julie Ealy, Retired
The Peddie School, Hightstown, NJ

This will be your students' favorite chemical reaction! Mix a combination of chemicals together with dishwashing liquid in a tall borosilicate cylinder and stand back. Watch as a large amount of soapy foam erupts from the cylinder. The catalyzed decomposition of hydrogen peroxide is discussed. Easy cleanup. Teacher Demonstration Notes included. Enough materials are included to perform the demonstration seven times.
Concepts: Catalysts, exothermic reactions, gases, oxidation-reduction.
Time Required: 20 minutes
Chemicals Provided: Sodium iodide solution, hydrogen peroxide solution 30%, and dishwashing liquid detergent.
Note: A large demonstration tray is recommended. See AP5429 for a description of our fiberglass demonstration tray.


Demonstration Tray, Large
Perform your fun but messy demonstrations in our extra-large fiberglass tray. Rounded edges and 5-cm lip catch the overflow and make cleanup a breeze. Also useful for dispensing chemicals to minimize and contain spills. Fiberglass resists acids, bases,...
Additional Resources
No Additional Resources at the time.
Flinn Catalog/Reference Manual Page 367
Flinn Middle School Catalog/Reference Manual Page 390
P.O. Box 219, Batavia, IL60510



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