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Make a foamy elephant toothpaste chemical reaction

Try out this science experiment... a classy chemical demonstration. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a foamy elephant toothpaste chemical reaction. There's a reason why they call this elephants toothpaste.

Hydrogen peroxide is decomposed to form oxygen gas and water. When potassium iodide is added as a catalyst, the oxygen forms bubbles and creates a large volume of foam. This is an easy science experiment you can do right at home.

Ingredients: 35% hydrogen peroxide, dish soap, food coloring, and potassium iodide catalyst.

2H2O2 --> O2 + 2H2O

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2 Comments

Amazing!!! I wanna try that , haha

I bet those bubbles are flammable

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