Mix it up

Bending down to avoid the fumes, sophomores Taylor Belimchak and Katie Garwood mix together copper-two chloride and aluminum into boiled water in an experiment to see the effects of a single replacement reaction during Gabrielle Powers’ sixth-period Chemistry Honors class. “I wasn’t expecting the silver and blue materials to turn red and break off in flakes like they did,” Belimchak said.

Photo credit: Abbie Kellner