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ERIC Number: EJ536516
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
Demonstration of the Catalytic Decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide.
Conklin, Alfred R. Jr.; Kessinger, Angela
Journal of Chemical Education, v73 n9 p838 Sep 1996
Describes a demonstration known as Elephant's Toothpaste in which the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide is catalyzed by iodide. Oxygen is released and soap bubbles are produced. The foam produced is measured, and results show a good relationship between the amount of foam and the concentration of the hydrogen peroxide. (DDR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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