Chemistry

Chemistry of winter

Did you know that chemistry can even help create a joyful Christmas atmosphere? Check it out with the “Chemistry of winter” set by MEL Science! Decorate a small Christmas tree with "snow" made of sodium chloride and potassium ferrocyanide and make some artificial snow out of sodium polyacrylate!

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You will:

  • obtain artificial snow and learn more about sodium polyacrylate
  • cover a Christmas tree with a salty “snow” blanket

You will learn:

  • about water-consuming compounds
  • how salt crystals grow from a solution

What's inside the "Chemistry of winter" set?

Everything you need to complete the project successfully.
Chemistry of winter

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