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ERIC Number: EJ1050699
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jan
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
Making a Low-Cost Soda Can Ethanol Burner for Out-of-Laboratory Flame Test Demonstrations and Experiments
Yu, Henson L. Lee; Domingo, Perfecto N., Jr.; Yanza, Elliard Roswell S.; Guidote, Armando M., Jr.
Journal of Chemical Education, v92 n1 p127-128 Jan 2015
This article demonstrates how to make a low-cost ethanol burner utilizing soda cans. It burns with a light blue flame suitable for out-of-laboratory flame test demonstrations where interference from a yellow flame needs to be avoided.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education; High Schools
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Language: English
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