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Exploding with Elephant Toothpaste

Biochemistry Club • Biochemistry Graduate Student Association

Exploding with Elephant Toothpaste
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Ever wanted to make something explode? In our demonstration of elephant toothpaste, we will be using chemistry to cause ordinary household items to react and rapidly expand into a colorful foam! To follow along at home, all you need is an empty plastic bottle, hydrogen peroxide, yeast, and Dawn liquid dish soap.

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