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experiments:elephant_toothpaste [2014/09/08 22:54]
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experiments:elephant_toothpaste [2016/04/05 15:19]
svrijn [Description of the Experiment]
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 ====== Description of the Experiment ===== ====== Description of the Experiment =====
 For this experiment you will need to prepare 2 flasks - a graduated cylinder and a boiling flask with a narrow neck. For this experiment you will need to prepare 2 flasks - a graduated cylinder and a boiling flask with a narrow neck.
-While doing this experiment ​there is going to be quite lot of mass, so be prepared for that. +This experiment is going to create ​big mess, so be prepared for that. 
-Mix hydrogen peroxide, detergent, food coloring and in the very end potassium iodide. You should observe 2 different kinds of "​toothpaste"​ flow. +Mix hydrogen peroxide, detergent, food coloring and finally ​potassium iodide. You should observe 2 different kinds of "​toothpaste"​ flow. 
  
-Graduated ​cylinder is going to create slow flow of foam. On the other hand, while using boiling flask with narrow neck, you can observe fast, high-level flow, which can reach up to few meters height caused by the narrow neck.+The graduated ​cylinder is going to create ​slow flowing ​foam. On the other hand, while using the boiling flask with narrow neck, you can observe fast, high-level flow, which can reach up to few meters height caused by the narrow neck.
 ====== Safety Information ====== ====== Safety Information ======
 Be careful with usage of hydrogen peroxide. It is possible the foam will contain enough hydrogen peroxide to harm your skin. Be careful with usage of hydrogen peroxide. It is possible the foam will contain enough hydrogen peroxide to harm your skin.
experiments/elephant_toothpaste.txt · Last modified: 2016/04/28 01:19 by svrijn
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