Chemistry

Diffusion

Did you know that iodine can escape a plastic packet or reveal a fingerprint? And that you can watch as beautiful chemical reefs grow in a Petri dish before your very eyes? The common phenomenon underlying all these experiments is diffusion! Learn more with the “Diffusion” set by MEL Science!

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You will:

  • watch iodine escape a plastic packet
  • create a reef in your Petri dish
  • reveal a fingerprint using iodine

You will learn:

  • what diffusion is
  • how ionic compounds react with each other
  • what chemical reaction can help reveal fingerprints

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