From: Debbie M. Decker <dmdecker**At_Symbol_Here**UCDAVIS.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Science Expo Ideas
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 16:49:11 +0000
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A couple of common demos can be  miniaturized for table demonstration.  The ones we’ve used are instant Coke, blue bottle, and traffic light.  Instant Coke is the iodine/starch reaction, the other two are variations on re-dox reactions.  Also, alginate worms and non-newtonian fluid (corn starch and water) are gooey fun.  And completely non-hazardous.


If you need details, let me know off line.



Debbie M. Decker, CCHO, ACS Fellow

Immediate Past Chair, Division of Chemical Health and Safety

University of California, Davis





Birkett's hypothesis: "Any chemical reaction

that proceeds smoothly under normal conditions,

can proceed violently in the presence of an idiot."


From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Brennan, Catherine
Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 8:55 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Science Expo Ideas


Good Morning-

Our EHS department is participating for the first time in the University-wide science expo and we are trying to come up with some ideas for demonstrations for our theme, “Safe Science”.  Just wondering if anyone has ever done anything like this and could provide some suggestions?  Thanks!



Catherine R. Brennan

Assistant Director - Environment, Health and Safety

Chemical Safety and Emergency Response Officer

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

1120 Estes Drive Extension, CB#1650

Chapel Hill, NC  27599-1650

(919) 843-5331

(919) 962-0227 FAX



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