Demonstrations for the Christmas Dinner Table
In this Science Learning Centre video, Simon Quinnell demonstrates four experiments, with the theme of Christmas, that teachers can do in the school laboratory.
• Tea bag convection - see how a burning teabag mysteriously rises on convection currents in the air around it.
• The candle demonstration - generate carbon dioxide with an antacid tablet and water before showing how the gas extinguishes a naked flame.
• Magic balloon and water - looking at conduction and convection and showing thermal energy transfer in a fluid.
• Instant snow - properties of a super-absorbant polymer.
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