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"Chemistry Laboratory Show" with simple materials and common

My idea is to create an album of experiments "Chemistry spectacular" to be achieved with items and products found in any home kitchen. The realization of the experiments does not require any specific preparation, and therefore can be easily reproduced by all, young and old: How real "magicians" can make a spectacular show of Chemistry at home, at school, square, everywhere simple and common materials. The aim of this album is to demonstrate to children the magical chemistry through spectacular effect that some chemical reactions can generate. The “Mission” of the project is to attract young people to wonder, from an early age, the study of chemistry, remembering a phrase of St. Thomas Aquinas: "The wonder and thirst for knowledge" that know what is amazing.

These are links to some experiments of "Chemistry spectacular" I realized:{2EC276B2-C9B1-4FB1-9940-212A114D09EC}{A0822F83-6078-444D-9494-1E607C73B1FC}{9E5D45E2-FAD0-4D21-9FD4-837958FD29F1}{69363C6D-F5EF-491F-B153-DB7C0BA1901B}

“SPECTACULAR CHEMISTRY LABORATORY " with simple and common materials Suggestion Posted on: Sep 28, 2010    |    2 comments Latest comment by Ms Roumenka Chapkanova Dec 17, 2010 06:49 PM (714 days ago)
Topic: experiments, show Audience: general public, students, secondary schools, school children, high schools, primary schools