Steve Spangler Science: Exploding Balloons of Hydrogen and Oxygen

Combine two parts hydrogen with one part oxygen, add some energy, and you’ll get a bang out of it.

Combining two parts hydrogen with one part oxygen gets dramatic when you add a little energy. POW! This is Steve Spangler’s unique twist on combining these two gases in hopes of “sparking” your curiosity about hydrogen as an alternative energy source. Enjoy the video and then do some research on hydrogen fuel cells. They may be the clean energy source of the future.

WARNING: The demonstration using hydrogen and oxygen was performed under very strict supervision of safety officials. It’s intended for educational purposes only. Do not attempt to perform this demonstration!


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