Monthly Archives: May 2015


A Future in Chemistry – Parents’ Guide

So your child is interested in chemistry? Of course, you want to support them in making the right choices. Download our parents guide.

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The exploding lunch bag!

Background: A neutralisation reaction takes place inside the bag. The baking powder and the vinegar eventually mix (using a tissue gives you a little bit of time to zip the bag shut). When they do mix you get an acid-base reaction and the two chemicals react together the general equation for this is: Acid + Metal Carbonate Salt + Water [...]

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