Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Magic Tricks Tutorial - How to make an explosion using Wax and Coke!

Magic Tricks Tutorial:
  • Can anybody figure out the explanation behind the wax mixed with coke?!
Materials Need:
  1. Pour a glass of coke. (diet or regular)
  2. Next get a glass test tube and a candle.
  3. Break off the candle to a chunk and put the wax in test tube.
  4. Now heat - be careful!
  5. Wait until the wax boils then quickly add to cola!
  • Make sure you do this outside you can try it yourself but be careful!

Magic Tricks Tutorial Explanation/Reveal Magic Tricks:
  • Magic secrets revealed, in this chemistry magic tricks there is a spontaneous combustion effect when you add the boiled wax to the coke that will produce an explosion. The explanation in this tricks is the same with the mentos added in a soda, the wax spontaneously combusts because of the exterior tension of the soda, allowing carbon dioxide bubbles to increase and develop more effortlessly. The wax traps the gas, forming bubbles and foam.

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