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How Well Do You Know Chemical Reaction GIFs?

Gummy bear + ??? = BOOM.

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  1. 1. What gas is inside this balloon?

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    Nitrogen and hydrogen.
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    Oxygen and hydrogen.
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    BOOM.

  2. 2. What solution does this to iron?

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    Aluminium sulphate.
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    Copper sulphate.
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    The red powder produced is metallic copper.

  3. 3. What can you add to ice to create fire?

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    Calcium carbide.
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    Silicon carbide.
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    Calcium carbide added to water (including when it's ice) creates acetylene, which is the thing that's actually on fire.

  4. 4. What's the name for the effect that snake venom has on blood?

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    Hemolysis.
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    Coagulation.
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    Congestion.
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    Basically try not to get bitten by a snake.

  5. 5. What is this spoon made out of?

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    Gallium.
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    Mercury.
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    Aluminium.
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    Gallium has a melting point of 85 degrees Farenheit.

  6. 6. What can you add water to to make artificial snow?

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    Sodium polyacrylate.
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    Calcium carbonate.
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    Sodium polyacrylate can absorb up to 300 times its mass in water.

  7. 7. What's decomposing here?

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    Mercury thiocyanate.
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    Calcium thioglycolate.
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    The effect is sometimes known as a Pharaoh's serpent.

  8. 8. What element is being set on fire?

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    Potassium.
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    Lithium.
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    Sodium.
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    Here's the full video if you want to see what it looks like afterwards.

  9. 9. What gas is this tank filled with?

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    Methane.
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    Sulphur hexafluoride.
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    Nitrous oxide.
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    Sulphur hexafluoride is much denser than air.

  10. 10. What chemical does this to a gummy bear?

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    Potassium chlorate.
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    Potassium mercurate.
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    Caesium perchlorate.
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    This experiment shows how much energy is in a single gummy bear.

  11. 11. What is this sand?

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    Hydrophilic.
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    Hydrophobic.
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    Which means it repels water.

  12. 12. What is this cube?

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    A rare Earth magnet.
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    Stainless steel.
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    Magic.
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    More specifically, it's a magnet made of an alloy of neodymium, iron and boron.

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