Steve Spangler Science: Exploding Water in the Microwave

Did you know that heating water in the microwave can be dangerous?

Did you know that heating water in the microwave can actually be dangerous? This is not an experiment, but rather a warning to help you avoid a potential disaster. The American Burn Association (ABA) has identified scald burns from superheated liquids in microwaves as a target for a new public awareness campaign… “Water alone should never be heated in a microwave.” Here’s why…


Science Topics
Chemistry, Food Science, Nucleation Sites
K-6
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

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