Chemistry Final Project Index


Report and Lab Book due Friday, May 18, 2012!


Project documents:

Project Summary Sheet (includes dates)

Copy Request Form
Chemical Order Form
Project Checklist

Typed Report Guidelines

Research Questions by Topic

Research Questions by Demonstration

Bibliography Guidelines
Lab Report Guidelines
Hazards and MSDS resource

Lab Report Rubric

Presentation Rubric

Report Rubric

Pictures of students from previous years


Below are some (very infrequently updated) demonstration links:

Demonstration Experiments - Chemistry

Here are some other links for cool demonstrations.  Some require you to scroll down the left side menu after you click:

Acid/Base Indicators:

Colorful Acid-Base Indicators

Rainbow Tube (Acid/Base Wand)
Rainbow Tube

Disappearing Ink

Goldenrod mesages

Aladdin's Lamps (Magic Genies): Chemical Genie in a Bottle

Ammonia Fountains:

Chemiluminescent Ammonia Fountain

Ammonia Fountain (that works!)

Multiple Ammonia Fountain
Ammonia fountain

Ammonium Dichromate Volcanoes: Decomposition of Ammonium Dichromate

Blue Bottles:

Blue Bottle

Canned Heat Canned Heat: Alcohol Gels
CO2 Crystal Balls: Dry Ice Crystal Ball


Chemiluminescent Ammonia Fountain

Oxidations of Luminol

How Light Sticks Work

Chemiluminesence - Luminol Spiral

Color-Changing Drinks:

Water-Wine-Milk-Beer Demo

The Magic Solutions

Copper to Silver to Gold Copper to Silver to Gold
Dehydration of Sugar Dehydration of Sugar by Sulfuric Acid
Disappearing Coffee Cup Disappearing Coffee Cup
Endothermic Reactions Endothermic Reaction of Barium Hydroxide and Ammonium Salts
Endothermic reaction
Flame Tornado: Flame tornado
Flaming Vapor Ramp: Flaming Vapor Ramp
Ghost Crystals Ghost Crystals
The Glowing Pickle The Glowing Pickle
Growling Gummy Bear: Alternate Form of Growling Gummy Bear (called Energy in a Snack)
Guncotton Guncotton
Hydrogen Peroxide demonstration Elephant's Toothpaste
Lycopodium Lycopodium
Magnesium and Dry Ice demonstration Magnesium + dry ice explosion
Methane Demonstrations: Combustion of Methane Bubbles
Combustion of Methane
Methane Mamba
Methanol Cannon Methanol Cannon
Metallic Ion Demonstrations:

Chloro Complexes of Cobalt (II)

Coin-Operated Reaction

Flame Tests for Metallic Ions

Nitrogen Triiodide Explosive Reaction of Nitrogen Triiodide
Reaction of Iron and Oxygen: Reaction of Iron and Oxygen
Polyurethane Foam System Polyurethane Foam
Potassium Permanganate + Glycerin: Reaction of Potassium Permanganate + Glycerin

Rainbow Tubes

Rainbow Tube (Acid/Base Wand)
Rainbow Tube

Silicate Garden: Colorful Stalagmites: The Silicate Garden
Slime Slime
Slime Recipes
Sodium/Potassium reaction Sodium Reacts with Water
Thermite Thermite Reaction
Thermite Reaction - movies
Traffic Light Reactions (Stop-n-Go Lights):

Traffic Light Reaction

The Traffic Light Demonstration

Zinc and Iodine: Reaction of Zinc and Iodine

Zinc and Sulfur:

Reaction of Zinc and Sulfur
Another Zinc + Sulfur reaction site


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Last Updated: March 7, 2012