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

How to make Purple Smoke

Smoke is generated in a lot of chemical reactions, but have you ever created purple smoke? Here is how! Key Takeaways This experiment deals with toxic chemicals, use proper Protection The purple “smoke” is actually no smoke, but iodine vapor During the reaction, a lot of heat is produced and occasionally sparks can be seen… Continue reading How to make Purple Smoke