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Five chemical reactions that can be done at home are an erupting volcano, melting a foam cup with acetone, pouring vinegar on rocks to test for calcium carbonate, destructing black ink and rusting steel wool. These littl... More »

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Synthesis, decomposition, substitution and double displacement are four types of chemical reactions. A synthesis reaction is when two or more reactants combine to form one product. More »

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Heating sugar results in caramelization and is a chemical reaction. A chemical reaction is the process in which one substance is altered and forms a new substance with differing properties. More »

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