Tag: chemical reaction

The Chemistry of Bioluminescence

One of nature’s wonders is the ability of living things to produce their own light. This phenomenon is known as bioluminescence, and occurs in several species across the planet. Explore the chemistry behind this phenomenon with an exciting chemical experiment.

This activity was created by Gianluca Farusi and Susan Watt, who created a great experiment to demonstrate this chemical reaction. This experiment demonstrates the kind of chemical reaction that occurs to create bioluminescence.

Grades: 9-12

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Polymer Bouncy Ball

Every child loves a good bouncy ball. Give your students an exciting chemical reaction they can make themselves! These bouncy balls are made from polymers and are safe for all ages to make and use. This recipe and procedure comes from Thought Co who made a very easy to follow guide.

Grades: 5-8

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