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Do It
photo of bowl, candles, baking soda and vinegar bottle grab
  • a large bowl with a flat bottom
  • 2 different sized candles, one tall, and one short
  • a glass half-filled with baking soda
  • a bottle of vinegar
  1. With a grown-up's help, carefully put the lit candles and glass of baking soda into the bowl.
  2. Add vinegar to the glass of baking soda; the mixture will start to foam.
  3. Watch the candle flames flicker... and go out! Which one goes out first?
what happened?
Try the experiment, tell us what happens and watch DFTV for your results! Which candle went out first?

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