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

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 17,712.66
+34.43 (0.19%)    
2 S&P 2,061.02
+4.87 (0.24%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,891.22
+27.86 (0.57%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 25, 2015 5104

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4961

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 4882

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 27, 2015 4534

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 24, 2015 4093

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 3812

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13068

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11429

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 27, 2015 4534

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 27, 2015 1858

MPD Searching for Man Accused of Nearly Running…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 27, 2015 1341

Family Loses Possessions, Dog in Sugg Street Fire

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 27, 2015 1050

Hopkins Grand Jury Indictments Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
March 27, 2015 1044

Rehabber Explains Her Mission; Efforts Filmed by…

by Ron Sanders
March 27, 2015 916

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin
March 27, 2015 751

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 27,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 27, 2015 732

Sheriff Explains Numerous Duties of Office,…

by Ron Sanders
March 27, 2015 671

Work Continues on Madisonville's Downtown Plaza

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
March 27, 2015 636

Utility Tax Petition Signatures Put Choice before…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News