hooked science 300KENTUCKY (10/2/13) - Has your sandwich bag ever exploded? It can if you replace the sandwich with a few other ingredients from around the house.
 
INGREDIENTS
• Baking Soda
• Vinegar
• Paper Towel
• Ziploc Bag

INSTRUCTIONS
STEP 1: Tear a paper towel into four equal pieces. Using one of the pieces, pour two tablespoons of baking soda into the center of the paper towel square. Fold the square into a smaller square so the baking soda stays inside.
STEP 2: Fill the Ziploc Bag 1/4th of the way with vinegar.
STEP 3: Drop the paper towel square into the Ziploc Bag. Holding the Ziploc Bag over the trash can, close it, and observe.
 
EXPLANATION
When you mixed the baking soda with the vinegar, you caused a chemical reaction, which created carbon dioxide gas. The carbon dioxide gas caused the bag to expand and eventually pop.  Go to www.hookedonscience.org for more experiments that might get you and your family “Hooked on Science.”

Jason Lindsey
Hooked on Science

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
1 DOW 18,039.00
-87.12 (-0.48%)    
2 S&P 2,106.76
-14.03 (-0.66%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,062.83
-35.15 (-0.69%)    

Most Read This Week

May 23, 2015 7983

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 6748

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 4704

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3801

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 27, 2015 3564

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10982

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 7983

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 28, 2015 4704

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 1497

Greenville Man Charged with Rockport Robbery,…

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 1251

Livingston Street, Hanson Rezoning Request…

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 987

Dawson Springs Woman Charged on Drug Offenses, DUI

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 950

Teens Injured When Vehicle Crashes into Tree

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 743

Southside Elementary Wins $30,000 in National…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 718

Slaughters Student, Madisonville Faculty Member…

by Joyce Riggs
May 28, 2015 650

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin
May 28, 2015 573

'The Patrick Rudd Project' Encourages Community…

by Ron Sanders