Experimental: Create your own iodine clock reaction in 12 easy steps

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Experimental: Create your own iodine clock reaction in 12 easy steps

This experiment is about much more than just watching Iodine solution turn royal blue from reddish brown.

This experiment is about much more than just watching Iodine solution turn royal blue from reddish brown. Try this experiment at home with the kids to introduce them to the basic tenet of physics -- kinetics!

In this week’s episode of Experimental, take your physics smarts to the next level.

Transform iodine with a few simple ingredients: 

  • 3 plastic cups
  • 1000 MG Vitamin C
  • 40 Volume Hydrogen Peroxide 
  • Corn Starch
  • Tincture of Iodine 2%
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Warm Water 

Watch the video above on how you can make your own kinetics experiment.  

Experimental is a new AOL.com original series that demonstrates simple science experiments for adults and children to do together. Always take safety precautions.