Consumer Chemistry

Synthesis of Nylon

When two immiscible solutions are poured into a dish, solid nylon forms at the interface.
Nylon Setup

Lightstick Reaction Rates

Light sticks glow with different intensities at different temperatures.
Light Sticks

Household Chemicals

A collection of household chemicals for exhibit in the classroom.
Household Chemicals


Lycopodium powder bursts into a fireball when dispersed.
Lycopumpkin Setup


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