Chemiluminescent Chemical Reactions in a Model Volcano - Chemical Demonstration Kit
By: The Flinn Staff
Item #: AP7421
The Chemiluminescent Chemical Reactions in A Model Volcano Chemical Demonstration Kit is an awesome display simulating a volcanic eruption. Students will be captivated and learn about chemiluminescence and decomposition reactions.
Try this amazing demonstration! Construct a model volcano using polyurethane foam, and then produce a fiery lava flow using the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide and light stick chemicals. An awesome display of chemical reactions simulating a volcanic eruption! Students will be captivated and learn more about the concepts of chemiluminescence, decomposition reactions, polymers, and catalysts. Teacher Demonstration Notes included. Enough materials are provided to perform the demonstration seven times.
Concepts: Chemiluminescence, oxidation–reduction.
Time Required: 25 minutes
Chemicals Provided: Hydrogen peroxide solution, food coloring, polyurethane foam, yeast, and light stick chemicals.
Note: A large demonstration tray is recommended. See AP5429 for a description of our fiberglass demonstration tray.