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ERIC Number: EJ548052
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
A Safe and Easy Classroom Demonstration of the Generation of Acetylene Gas.
Cox, Marilyn Blagg; Krause, Paul
Journal of Chemical Education, v71 n3 p253 Mar 1994
In this demonstration of the generation and combustion of acetylene, calcium carbide and water are allowed to react in a latex examination glove. Two student volunteers perform the demonstration with instructor guidance. This safe, popular demonstration, originally intended to illustrate the alkyne family of compounds, can be used with a variety of audiences to illustrate several fundamental concepts. (PVD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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