How To: Ignite different alcohols for a whoosh reaction

Ignite different alcohols for a whoosh reaction

How to Ignite different alcohols for a whoosh reaction

Try out this science experiment... watch this video tutorial to learn how to ignite different alcohols for a whoosh reaction. This is purely educational, and demonstrates different reactions to fire and with different alcohols.

This could be called the whoosh bottle demonstration, the combustion of alcohols. Different alcohols are put into a large water bottle and ignited. This video compares the results from multiple different types of alcohol.

Methanol
Ethanol
Propanol
Butanol

This is an easy science experiment you can do right at home. Just be careful.

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