ERIC Number: EJ595958
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Variations on the "Whoosh" Bottle Alcohol Explosion Demonstration Including Safety Notes.
Fortman, John J.; Rush, Andrea C.; Stamper, Jennifer E.
Journal of Chemical Education, v76 n8 p1092-94 Aug 1999
Presents several variations on a demonstration in which alcohol vapors are combusted in large small-necked bottles, causing a blue flame to shoot from the bottle's mouth. Describes variations with different pure alcohols, temperature, alcohol/water solution concentration, oxygen concentration, type of container, and the addition of salt for color. (WRM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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