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Potassium Chlorate and Candy Reaction


When potassium chlorate is heated to melting point, any item added to it will cause a rapid disintegration in the form of an explosion (as seen in the video above).

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Submitted: 07/03/2012
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User avatar #4 - mrdudemanguyperson (07/03/2012) [-]
Post this to ******* science channel and i bet you'd be bringin in the thumbs
User avatar #3 - xxleoxx (07/03/2012) [-]
My teacher did the same thing with m&ms makes the class smell like burnt mash-mellows
User avatar #2 - puppybiscuit (07/03/2012) [-]
Actually it is just sugar containing objects. The potassium chlorate rapidly oxidizes the sugar in the gummy bear and the expanding gas makes the screaming noise.
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