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How to Make a Tomato Glow

How to Make a Tomato Glow

Instructions and a video showing you how to make a tomato glow. A great way to capture your class's attention!


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Jim Bidlack
Jim Bidlack (Faculty)
9 years ago

This seems like a really cool experiment for class, but an explanation on the science of why the tomato glows would be appreciated.

Technical Remarks:

I couldn't find the video on the webpage, and there isn't an explanation for the chemical reaction that causes the tomato to glow.  The experiment seems really easy to perform.

Time spent reviewing site: 5 minutes