MIT Chemistry Behind the Magic

Chemistry Magicians: Dr. John Dolhun, Dr. Bassam ShakhashiriChemistry Behin
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Chemistry Magicians: Dr. John Dolhun, Dr. Bassam Shakhashiri

Chemistry Behind the Magic features videos of exciting live chemistry demonstrations. The videos are enhanced by explanations of the science behind the demonstration, in a fun and easy to understand format.

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Chapter 1: MIT Chemistry Behind the Magic

  • Lesson 1
    Money to Burn | MIT Chemist…
    06:46
  • Lesson 2
    Death of a Gummy Bear | MIT…
    06:20
  • Lesson 3
    Midas' Magic | MIT Chemistr…
    06:11
  • Lesson 4
    Mirror Mirror | MIT Chemist…
    06:47
  • Lesson 5
    Colorful Indicators | MIT C…
    09:27
  • Lesson 6
    Anatomy of a Glowstick | MI…
    05:00
  • Lesson 7
    Steaming Gun | MIT Chemistr…
    06:17
  • Lesson 8
    Bringin' Home the Bacon | M…
    05:26
  • Lesson 9
    Elements on Fire | MIT Chem…
    05:07
  • Lesson 10
    Let It Snow | MIT Chemistry…
    04:51
  • Lesson 11
    Briggs-Rauscher Reaction | …
    04:20
  • Lesson 12
    Let's Drink To That | MIT C…
    07:02
  • Lesson 13
    Science is Fun and the Joy …
    01:11:31

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