Black Snake science experiment

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Description

The black snake experiment - When the baking soda gets hot, it makes carbon dioxide gas. The pressure from this gas pushes the carbonate from the burning sugar out of the sand, producing the “black snakes”

Resources

Sugar
Baking Soda
Sand
Zippo lighter fluid
Lighter

Instructions

Full details at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hibxz9_ZW18
Mix one part of baking soda to 4 parts sugar
Sprinkle a bowl of sand with the lighter fluid.
Pour the sugar/baking soda mixture on top of the sand/lighter fluid.
Light the sugar/baking soda mixture
Watch

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