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“Magic Genie”—Chemical Demonstration Kit

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

Item #: AP2092

Price: $34.15

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The “Magic Genie” Chemistry Demonstration Kit enchants students as potassium iodide is dropped into a flask containing hydrogen peroxide for a fun kinetics experiment. A “magical genie” appears in the form of water vapor and oxygen.

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Product Details

When potassium iodide is dropped into a flask containing 30% hydrogen peroxide, a “magical” genie appears in the form of water vapor and oxygen. Teacher Demonstration Notes included.

Concepts: Catalysts, gases, exothermic reactions.
Time Required: 15 minutes.

Specifications

Materials Included in Kit: 
Hydrogen peroxide, 30%, 350 mL
Potassium iodide, 33.2 g
Filter paper, qualitative, 9 cm, 7

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Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Analyzing and interpreting data

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter
MS-PS1.B: Chemical Reactions
HS-PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter

Crosscutting Concepts

Patterns

Performance Expectations

MS-PS1-2. Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after the substances interact to determine if a chemical reaction has occurred.