Daily Archives: September 1, 2016

The dancing charcoal chemistry demonstration is extremely exothermic, so your test tube might break. Use caution!. Neil Tackaberry, Flickr
Chemistry demonstrations involving fire, color change, and sound leave a lasting impression on students. The “dancing charcoal” demonstration is sure to be a hit! Oxidation of Charcoal by Potassium Nitrate Drop a small piece of charcoal into a test tube of melted potassium nitrate and watch the charcoal dance as […]

Dancing Charcoal Chemistry Demonstration