A simulation of the reaction: 2H2 + O2 —> 2H2O

Chemical Reactions

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Ever wondered what's in toothpaste or how marshmallow Peeps are made? What's so special about those new fabrics that claim to keep you cooler as you work out? Many of the basic principles behind designing and making items we use every day are based in the science of chemistry. Chemistry is the study of MATTER and the changes that take place with that matter.  How better to learn about properties of matter, physical and chemical changes, and simple chemical reactions than through the objects and materials you use every day?

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