From: "Samuella B. Sigmann" <sigmannsb**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] identify demo?
Date: November 1, 2012 11:14:26 AM EDT
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It also does not say why they were not wearing goggles!

On 11/1/2012 10:40 AM, Ralph B Stuart wrote:

I see that his web page says:

Just a quick note concerning the exploding pumpkin video many of you watched on the World Wide Web and on television stations across the nation. This experiment should ONLY be done by a science educator. This experiment should NEVER be done at home! You will notice from the video, I did not inform viewers of the “secret” ingredient used to self-carve the pumpkin and there were no kid science helpers assisting in the segment. While my goal is to get America excited about science, I want kids, young and old, to understand the importance behind science safety. Go to for a complete list of science safety precautions that should be taken with any experiment and a list of safe experiments you can try at home. – Jason Lindsey


…but doesn't answer Mary Beth's question.


- Ralph



Ralph Stuart CIH

Chemical Hygiene Officer

Department of Environmental Health and Safety

Cornell University




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A. R. Smith Department of Chemistry

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