How To: Oxidize sugar with potassium chlorate

Oxidize sugar with potassium chlorate

Try out this science experiment... watch this video tutorial to learn how to oxidize sugar with potassium chlorate. This demonstration will show the flame-filled reaction when a sugar cube is added.

Potassium chlorate is a strong oxidizing agent. The potassium chlorate is first heated, and when the sugar cube is added, it is oxidized. This is an easy science experiment you can do right at home.

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