Iodine Clock Experiment

The classic iodine clock reaction demonstrates the properties of chemical kinetics through its mesmerizing change in color, and it is sure to fascinate you and perhaps your audience. Key Takeaways The blue-black color observed in Parts I and II occurs as a result of two separate reactions In the presence of starch, iodine forms the… Continue reading Iodine Clock Experiment

Luminol Reaction

Make your own glowing light with a little chemistry trick and the power of luminol! Key Takeaways The glow is produced from a chemiluminescent reaction Luminol is the key ingredient in this reaction. It is oxidised by hydrogen peroxide Light is released, because electrons fall from an excited state back to the ground state Equipment… Continue reading Luminol Reaction