Top 10 Mad Science-Worthy Chemistry Experiments
Chemistry is a fascinating science, but it's often taught poorly in today's boring schools. Here's how chemistry should be taught: by mad scientists! Here's Neatorama's list of the Top 10 Mad Science-Worthy Chemistry Experiments: 1. Briggs-Rauscher Reaction [YouTube Clip] The Briggs-Rauscher reaction is a well known example of oscillating chemical reactions, also known as chemical clocks because the periodicity can be used to tell time. 2. Who'da thunk that Gummy Bear can be so ... violent? [YouTube Clip] 3. Mentos in various carbonated liquids. You've all seen this before. MythBusters explain: Whatever you do, don't eat a mentos then chug a mouthful of diet soda, mmkay? 4. [YouTube Clip] Yes, even elephants need to maintain good dental hygiene, but what kind of toothpaste do they use? This one's easy to do, all you need is dish soap, hydrogen peroxide, and potassium iodide: Link 5. What happens if you put a grape and nuke it in a microwave? [YouTube Clip] What just happened? Got that? 6. 7. 8.
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