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The Carbon Soufflé—Chemical Demonstration Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: AP4422

Price: $39.40

Be a chemical gourmet, and whip up a carbon soufflé with the Carbon Soufflé Thermodynamics Chemistry Demonstration Kit. Students will view a yellow solid-liquid mixture turn brown, then black, expand out the top of the beaker—and solidify.

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Be a chemical gourmet—whip up a carbon soufflé! Your students will be amazed as they watch a yellow solid-liquid mixture turn brown, then black, expand out the top of the beaker—and solidify. The beaker becomes extremely hot and the odor of burnt sugar will fill the room. Teacher Demonstration Notes included.

Concepts: Exothermic reactions, dehydration reactions, neutralization reactions.
Time Required: 20 minutes
Chemicals Provided: Sucrose, sulfuric acid, sodium carbonate.
Note: Perform this demonstration in a fume hood or well-ventilated lab.