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    General Materials Needed

    • 4-250 mL Beakers
    • 100 mL Graduated Cylinder
    • 4 Plastic Spoons
    • 2 Thermometers

    Red Water

    • Red Food Coloring
    • 25 mL Bleach
    • 25 mL White Vinegar
    • Grease Pencil

    Inflating Balloon

    • 16-18 oz.  Empty Plastic Water Bottle
    • Balloon (9-12 inch diameter)
    • 4 Spoonful’s Baking Soda
    • 40 mL White Vinegar
    • Funnel

    Dr. Foamy 

    • 1 Package Dry Active Yeast
    • 400-500 mL Beaker
    • 200 mL 12% Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2) 
    • Dish Soap

    Baking Ingredients

    • 1 Spoonful Cream of Tartar
    • 1 Spoonful Baking Soda

    Professor Flame 

    • Box of Matches
    • Fireplace Lighter

    Notes

    • Bleach must be new and fresh (chlorine will escape over time)
    • Red food coloring must be grocery store grade (other red food colorings will not work)
    • 40 volume hydrogen peroxide from a salon is 12% \(\ce{H2O2}\)
    • Yeast must be fresh each term (aged yeast is no longer active)
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    Graduated Cylinder & Fireplace Lighter. Image used under  3.0 Unported

     

    Safety

    • Rubber gloves and safety goggles are recommended for this lab.

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