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firewatch

Bubbles and heat, foam and steam, “Old Foamey” has it all! Mix hydrogen peroxide with dishwashing liquid, add sodium iodide catalyst, then stand back and marvel as the decomposition reaction erupts in a cascade of steaming foam.

Concepts

  • Decomposition Reaction
  • Catalyst
  • Exothermic Reactions