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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Course Outline

Chapter 1: MIT Chemistry Behind the Magic

  • Lesson 1
    Money to Burn | MIT Chemist…
  • Lesson 2
    Death of a Gummy Bear | MIT…
  • Lesson 3
    Midas' Magic | MIT Chemistr…
  • Lesson 4
    Mirror Mirror | MIT Chemist…
  • Lesson 5
    Colorful Indicators | MIT C…
  • Lesson 6
    Anatomy of a Glowstick | MI…
  • Lesson 7
    Steaming Gun | MIT Chemistr…
  • Lesson 8
    Bringin' Home the Bacon | M…
  • Lesson 9
    Elements on Fire | MIT Chem…
  • Lesson 10
    Let It Snow | MIT Chemistry…
  • Lesson 11
    Briggs-Rauscher Reaction | …
  • Lesson 12
    Let's Drink To That | MIT C…
  • Lesson 13
    Science is Fun and the Joy …

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