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 versus Temperature

Light sticks glow with different intensities at different temperatures, illustratinh how temperature affects rates of reaction.
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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