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Chemistry: extracting oxygen from potassium chlorate
A simple device to extract oxygen from potassium chlorate. The potassium chlorate was heated in a flask and the resulting gas was collected in a closed cylinder immersed in water, where the water acted as a sealant to prevent air … Continued
Chemical composition of water
Why make it simple when complicated is funnier? This contraption was meant to prove the exact chemical composition of water. In the two bottles on the left hydrogen was produced by oxidizing the zinc bits on the bottom of bottle … Continued
Chemistry, Woulff bottles to channel gases through liquids
A set of Woulff bottles, commonly used to prevent liquids from entering vacuum pumps, or to channel gases through liquids, trapping hazardous substances and preventing pressure buildup.