The Experiment of the Month...(OCT. '96)

Penny Phun!

Materials required:

a penny, 50 mL of acetic acid(vinegar), 5 g of sodium chloride(table salt), 1 glass container (able to hold about 100mL)


1) add the vinegar and table salt to the glass container.

2) mix the ingredients together for 30 seconds.

3) add the penny, and observe the changes that occur.

4) check with the solutions page for explanation.

To the solutions page for explanation of results.

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