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Invisible Fire Extinguisher

Learn how a fire burns and the chemical reaction behind combustion.

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Have you ever tried to put a candle out without blowing on it?

In this video we learn how a fire burns and the chemical reaction behind combustion. For a fire to burn, three factors must be present: oxygen (O2), fuel, and heat, this is called the combustion triangle. Using a few simple household ingredients let us show you how to put a flame out without touching it!

What you need:

  • Candle
  • Jar with lid
  • Baking soda
  • Vinegar
  • Lighter
  • Teaspoon

 

 

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