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hooked science 300KENTUCKY (4/12/14) — You are not going to believe the new way you can dye Easter eggs.

Our “Science Guy” Jason Lindsey with Hooked on Science shows us how you can use a few ingredients from around the house to add a little science to dying your Easter eggs.

Using a few ingredients from you can add a little science to dying your Easter Eggs.

INGREDIENTS

  • Vinegar

  • Baking Soda

  • Food Coloring

  • Eye Dropper

  • Paint Brush

  • Hard Boiled Eggs

INSTRUCTIONS

  • STEP 1: Add food coloring and water to the baking soda to create a paste.

  • STEP 2: Using the paint brush, paint the hard boiled eggs with the paste.

  • STEP 3: Using the eye dropper, squeeze the vinegar over the hard boiled eggs and observe.

EXPLANATION

When the vinegar is squeezed over the eggs covered in a paste, which includes baking soda, a chemical reaction occurs creating carbon dioxide gas. The vinegar helps the food coloring in the paste attach to the shell of the egg creating a unique and colorful design.

Go to www.hookedonscience.org for more experiments that might get you and your family “Hooked on Science.”

Jason Lindsey Hooked on Science

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