Carleton University Chemistry Magic Show
Several times throughout the year, the Department of Chemistry hosts our very popular Chemistry Magic Shows which have delighted audiences of all ages for many years.
Check out some videos from past shows below and visit the Chemistry Magic Show website for information on upcoming shows.
|Magic Paper and an Iodine Clock|
|Lycopodim: Surface Area Matters|
|Exploding Methane, Acetylene, and Hydrogen|
|Sodium and Potassium in Water|
|Thermite: Rust + Aluminum = Molten Iron|
|Spontaneous Combustion of an M&M|
|Carleton University Magic Show News ReportCourtesy of Algonquin College students Jenni Beharry, Amanda Barakat, Justin Stratton, and Amit Mann.|
Professor Bob Burk’s first-year Chemistry class demonstrations
Get a sense of what you might be seeing and experiencing in one of our first-year Chemistry classes.