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Exhibition Chemistry: Burning magnesium in dry ice

Description

Magnesium's reaction with carbon dioxide is a dramatic and beautiful demonstration to show that oxygen isn't always a prerequisite for fire and to reveal carbon's place in the reactivity series.

Type of Activity

:
demonstration

Audience

:
Teacher

Age Group

:
11 to 16 years
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