Produce your own chlorine!

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Perform your own electrolysis. My own WHAT? Well, electrolysis: it's a chemical reaction between the electrons of electric current and the ions of a dissolved substance.

You can for instance produce some real chlorine gas (a very limited quantity of course) by applying electrolysis on a salt-in- water solution!

Complicated? Not at all. At least not on a 'kitchen-scale' :-) See here how you do it:

  1. Download a full description of the experiment here Electrolysis-1
  2. View the video animation of the experiment
  3. gather some simple every day stuff and start experimenting

Read all about it on our dedicated web page.

Tell us how much fun it was and win a nice prize!