The genie in the bottle – the catalytic decomposition of hydrogen peroxide
The catalytic decomposition of hydrogen peroxide provides teachers with a whole range of exciting demonstrations. An often-overlooked demonstration with a sense of magic and wonder is the ‘genie in the bottle’, in which a puff of ‘smoke’ escapes from a bottle when the lid is removed.
Read the article that accompanies this video in the July 2018 issue of Education in Chemistry at http://rsc.li/EiC418ecyt
This is part of the Education in Chemistry Exhibition Chemistry series: chemistry demonstrations to capture your students' imaginations: http://rsc.li/EiCExChem