St. Patrick’s Day is a great time to go “green” with chemistry. Turn your house water green for the day; burn green flames; make green goo; or have a green breakfast.
• Flinn Scientific St. Patrick's Day Demonstration
Put a St. Patrick’s Day twist on your laboratory—including your Bunsen burner flame! The flame color changes to green as you bubble the gas supply through a boric acid solution.
• Brilliant Green Flames
Make a long-burning bucket of green flame using household chemicals.
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