Elephant’s Toothpaste

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License: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share-Alike Elephant's Toothpaste SGlasgow Science Centre Staff
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24 Jan, 2007


In a ‘silent movie’ style demonstration a mixture of ingredients create a fountain of white foam.

Director's Notes:

We thought this leant itself to the silent movie treatment, as you don’t really need sound to see the brilliant effect.

We’re hoping that you want to get your teacher to have a go at this one, but help them mop up afterwards!