The Hydrogen Peroxide Rainbow - Chemical Demonstration Kit
By: Jim and Julie Ealy, Retired , The Peddie School, Hightstown, NJ
Item #: AP8659
With the Hydrogen Peroxide Rainbow Oxidation-Reduction Chemical Demonstration Kit, students will be bedazzled. Produce a rainbow of colors by illustrating how hydrogen peroxide can both oxidize and reduce.
Produce a rainbow of colors by demonstrating how hydrogen peroxide can both oxidize and reduce. Hydrogen peroxide (which is a colorless solution) will cause another colorless solution to turn yellow then red-orange. It also has the ability to make a purple solution go through a series of color changes with the end solution being colorless. Teacher Demonstration Notes included. Enough materials are included to perform the demonstration seven times.
Time Required: 15-20 minutes
Chemicals Provided: Potassium iodide solution, sulfuric acid solution, hydrogen peroxide solution, and potassium permanganate solution.