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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 6581

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 5918

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 5693

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 18, 2015 4322

Madisonville Man Wanted for Attempted Murder in…

by SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 3844

Two Charged with Marijuana Possession after…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10536

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7414

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 23, 2015 5693

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 1273

MPD Seeks Three in Residential Robbery

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 1239

Elks BBQ Fundraiser Quick Sell Out

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 24, 2015 911

MCC's Felicia Johnson Receives State KCTCS Award

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 891

Health Department Food Scores Released

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 866

'Cooking for the Cure' Fundraiser Brings Out…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 825

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 744

Scientists Meet in Louisville to Share Research…

by Betty Coffman
May 23, 2015 613

Sunday Alcohol Sales Discussion Tabled to Next…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 583

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet…

by Ricki C. Gardenhire