The main chemicals used in embalming fluid are formaldelhyde, phenol, methyl alcohol and glycerin. These chemicals are added at various concentrations but ultimately get mixed with two parts of water for dilution. More » Science Chemistry Solutions & Mixtures

To embalm a human body, one places arterial tubes in the carotid artery and a drain tube in the jugular vein, connecting the arterial tubes to an embalming machine that forces fluid through the body. Embalming fluid fill... More » Holidays & Celebrations

An undertaker's roll is to prepare a body for the embalming process as well a prepare the body for a funeral service if necessary. When an embalming takes place, an undertaker cleans the body, injects embalming fluid int... More »

One effective way to make glycerin bubbles is to combine 1/2 cup of liquid dishwasher detergent, 4 1/2 cups of water and 4 tablespoons of glycerin. Then mix gently to minimize foaming. The inclusion of glycerin increases... More »

Some examples of highly viscous liquids are oils, honey, glycerin, tar and sulfuric acid. Viscosity is the ability of substances, especially fluids, to resist flow. It can also be referred to as the measure of the abilit... More »

To create fog juice safely at home, mix distilled water with food grade glycerin. The amount of glycerin used is proportionate to the thickness of the fog effect you want to produce. More »

Reactivity in science refers to how various chemicals participate in chemical reactions when they are exposed to other substances. A chemical that reacts easily with other substances is considered highly reactive. More »