February 17, 2020

If you have ever wanted to make something vanish as if by magic ✨,
all you need is acetone and
1/2 graders
of school children have witnessed how acetone
makes styrofoam seem to disappear in seconds from science lesson🦠.
This is what happens: the air 💨 in the foam leaves,
and because
Styrofoam consists mainly of air,
when it dissolves in acetone💧 it completely loses its structure.
The reaction 🧬between
Styrofoam and acetone shows
how soluble this plastic is in an organic solvent and how much air is in