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How To : Make a foamy elephant toothpaste chemical reaction

Try out this science experiment... a classy chemical demonstration. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a foamy elephant toothpaste chemical reaction. There's a reason why they call this elephants toothpaste. Hydrogen peroxide is decomposed to form oxygen gas and w ...more

How To : Build a small hydrogen HHO generator

Make your very own hydrogen (and oxygen) generator with a 9V battery, copper wire, and baking soda (or salt). Why? Who knows. Make sure to check your connections. For more information on this hack, including detailed, step-by-step instructions on assembling your own HHO genera ...more

How To : Extract explosive Manganese Dioxide from batteries

Making your own explosives is fun stuff, but getting the many different materials that you need can be tricky. This video will show you how to extract Manganese Dioxide from alkaline batteries, which you can then combine with hydrogen peroxide to create oxygen gas, which is ve ...more

How To : Make "elephant toothpaste" with hydrogen peroxide

C For Chemistry delves into the chemistry of science experiments. This chemist knows what he's talking about. These chemistry experiments are not only fun, but very educational for all of those interested in scientific chemical reactions and properties. This video tutorial wi ...more

How To : Make Sodium Metal

Sodium (chemical symbol Na) is an interesting element. It reacts in contact with both oxygen and water, and several sodium salts are used to produce a yellow color in fireworks. The metallic form has limited uses in chemistry, and is too soft and reactive to be used as a buil ...more

Do Not Try This at Home : Exploding Hydrogen Bubbles

Here at WonderHowTo, we love science. And of course, explosions. So, naturally we find Gray Matter's demonstration of fiery hydrogen bubbles pretty awesome. But the most interesting part is the reason behind the demonstration. Did you know the same gas that heats your house c ...more

How To : Make elephant toothpaste with H2O2 and Nal

Making a Elephant Toothpaste Volcano! Dr. Carlson is demonstrating rates of chemical reactions in his video. He takes a solution of 3 % Hydrogen Peroxide and some dish soap and adds Sodium Iodine to the graduated beaker and we get a slow reaction of the two major chemicals. H ...more

How To : Perform electrolysis

Learn how to use electrolysis - the passing of an electric current through water - to get pure hydrogen and oxygen out of water.

How To : Balance equations using C, H and O2

Attention aspiring scientists and chemists! Learning to balance equations and finding it to be a bit rough? This video is here to help. Learn the basics of chemistry with help from this video on how to balance equations with C (Carbon), H (Hydrogen), and O2 (Oxygen).

How To : Do colorful electrolysis

No, colorful electrolysis has got nothing to do with zapping the hair off of a punk rocker's head. Electrolysis of water, according to Wikipedia, is "the decomposition of water (H2O) into oxygen (O2) and hydrogen gas (H2) due to an electric current being passed through the wat ...more

How To : Make a crazy foam explosion science experiment

Check out this video to see our Fantastic Foamy Fountain in action. The experiment uses Hydrogen peroxide and dry yeast. Hydrogen peroxide is similar to water but it has an extra oxygen atom. This makes it more dangerous and only adults should handle the hydrogen peroxide. Wh ...more

How To : Perform electrolysis, the cool way

See the electrolysis of water (baking soda dissolved) with copper wire. The negative side has hydrogen bubble, and the positive side has oxygen bubble. Watch the positive side as the water turns blue.

How To : use a MRE (MEAL,READY-TO-EAT) Heater

Warnings Vapors released by heater contain hydrogen,a flammable gas do not epose to open flame,vapors displace oxygen when using multiple heaters,ensure proper ventilation such as open door or top hatch.MRE and heater will get very hot can cause burns discard heater after use ...more

How To : Do a sodium and water experiment

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a sodium and water experiment. Sodium is a silver metal that is very reactive. When exposed oxygen in the air, an outer coding of sodium oxide will form. Simply drop a piece of sodium into a cup of water. When dropped in water, s ...more

How To : Calculate the weighted average of specific values

The way to convert 0.300 Moles of water into Grams is to start by writing what you have. Then put grams on top and moles on the bottom, then put one by the mole, the omler mass goes by grams. Now you figure out the moler mass of water which has 2 H and 1 O, its 2 times 1 which ...more

How To : Balance a chemical equation with ease

Learn how to balance the three different types of chemical equations in simple steps. First take an equation, write down its reactants and products and write down the names of all elements. Now write down how many of each element are present in the equation. Now check which el ...more

How To : Make a never ending foam snake

In this video the author shows how to make a never ending foam snake. He starts by speaking about how hydrogen peroxide can be fun. He starts with the requirements first which are a dish soap, a bottle of hydrogen peroxide, some dry yeast, and a red fruit color. Now he fills u ...more

How To : Convert sunlight into hydrogen fuel

Want to learn how to harvest the sun? Just watch this science experiment video to see how to convert sunlight into hydrogen fuel. It's simple and environmentally friendly. You'll need a multimeter, a solar panel, some crocodile clips (or alligator clips), glass, water and car ...more

How To : Find molar mass

It’s time for science. You are able to calculate the molar mass for a compound using the periodic table and the amount of compound involved. You might need to know this in your everyday life but you will definitely need this in a chemistry class. The molar mass of a chemical ...more

How To : Study high school organic chemistry

Chemguy AKA Rob reviews the various diagrams in organic chemistry. This is a 16 part series from this Canadian high school Chemistry teacher. Organic chemistry is a discipline within chemistry which involves the scientific study of the structure, properties, composition, reac ...more

News : Old School Science Models

LIFE magazine has posted a gallery of bizarrely wonderful old school scientific models. Don't miss the giant fetus or massive colon (double ew). Behold, science education before computers ruled our world. A girl scout leans in to take a closer look at an enclosed model of the ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (03/21 - 03/27)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

News : 2009's Most Amazing Scientific Images

Popsci has posted 2009's most amazing scientific images, and there's quite a few great ones in there. A few of our favorites below, click through for all 62. In short, Cow Farts. "Scientists measure methane at the source: In a lush pasture near Buenos Aires, this cow and its ...more

How To : Make Your Dirty Blender Clean Itself

Cleaning a blender thoroughly is a pain in the ass, especially when you try and get all the goop out from underneath the sharp blades without nicking your knuckles. Alas, it is a necessary chore, otherwise you end up with disgusting dried gunk that ends up in your next batch o ...more

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