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A Heat Gun

A Heat Gun

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 2 years ago | 00:01:17 | 3620 views

A small amount of water is placed inside an airtight copper tube, with the end sealed by a rubber stopper. The tube is heated using a blowtorch, causing the water inside to boil. As the water changes from a liquid to a gas the pressure i...

Science is Fun and the Joy of Learning

Science is Fun and the Joy of Learning

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added over 2 years ago | 01:11:31 | 1605 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: Bassam ShakhashiriLicense: Creative Commons BY-NC-SAMore information at http://ocw.mit.edu/termsMore courses at http://ocw.mit.eduWARNING NOTICE:The experiments descr...

Mirror Mirror

Mirror Mirror

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added over 2 years ago | 00:06:45 | 1090 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: John Dolhuh, Jessica Harrop Mix two mystery ingredients with some table sugar, and the result is . . . mirror, mirror, fairest of them all. License: Creative Commons ...

Midas' Magic

Midas' Magic

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added over 2 years ago | 00:06:10 | 1451 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: Bassam Shakhashiri, Jessica Harrop Mix these two clear and colorless liquids—that both look just like water—and the result is anything but clear and color...

Let It Snow

Let It Snow

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added over 2 years ago | 00:04:50 | 1464 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: John Dolhuh, Jessica Harrop Discover what disposable diapers and fake snow have in common. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SAMore information at http://ocw.mit.edu/te...

Colorful Indicators

Colorful Indicators

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added over 2 years ago | 00:09:26 | 1323 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: Bassam Shakhashiri, Jessica Harrop Colorful indicators tell the story of acids, bases, and the places in between. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SAMore information a...

Elements on Fire

Elements on Fire

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added over 2 years ago | 00:05:06 | 1326 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: John Dolhuh, Jessica Harrop Discover what happens when you burn different elements of the periodic table… License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SAMore information at...

Let’s Drink To That

Let’s Drink To That

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added over 2 years ago | 00:07:01 | 1345 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: John Dolhuh, Jessica Harrop Dr. John Dolhun is thirsty. But when he asks his assistant for a drink, he gets more than he bargained for…License: Creative Common...

Death of a Gummy Bear

Death of a Gummy Bear

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added over 2 years ago | 00:06:18 | 2566 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: John Dolhuh, Jessica Harrop A gummy bear may not be big, but its few grams of sugar contain a lot of energy. Find out how much by combusting one lone gummy in a test ...

Bringin' Home the Bacon

Bringin' Home the Bacon

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added over 2 years ago | 00:05:25 | 1144 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: John Dolhuh, Jessica Harrop Dr. John Dolhun is hungry, but the bacon he’s got on the griddle isn’t for him. It’s for Bromine. License: Creative Comm...

Anatomy of a Glowstick

Anatomy of a Glowstick

Chemistry Behind the Magic

Added over 2 years ago | 00:04:59 | 1172 views

View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/behindthemagicInstructor: John Dolhuh, Jessica Harrop Discover the colorful chemistry that makes a good party glow. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SAMore information at http://ocw.mit.edu/ter...

Curie Point of Iron

Curie Point of Iron

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added 3 years ago | 00:01:23 | 5131 views

A piece of iron is suspended with a copper wire at the height of one pole of a magnet. At first the iron is attracted to the magnet. The iron is then heated with a torch and eventually falls from the magnet. As the iron cools it will aga...

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