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The Collapsing Bottle: A Carbon Dioxide Demonstration—ChemTopic™ Lab Activity

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Completely collapse a two-liter soda bottle using chemicals in The Collapsing Bottle: A Carbon Dioxide Demonstration—ChemTopic™ Lab Activity. Simply fill the bottle with carbon dioxide gas, add sodium hydroxide, and observe as the bottle gets hot and completely crushes inward. Available as part of the Chemistry of Gases—ChemTopic™ Labs digital collection. Click the Price link for digital collection pricing.

Concepts

  • Carbon Dioxide Gas
  • Acid–Base Reaction
  • Gas Solubility
  • Atmospheric Pressure