TheBackyardScientist

Breathe Fire and make Giant Fireballs with Cornstarch!2m57s

Breathe Fire and make Giant Fireballs with Cornstarch!

In this video I team up the The Proper People to make blow huge fireballs and spin steel wool in an abandoned mine! You can watch their video here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRmkv30STSc All you need to make these fireballs is cornstarch. Just grab a hand full and blow it onto a flame. This

How to Grow A Lead Crystal Tree! Old Alchemy Demonstration.2m50s

How to Grow A Lead Crystal Tree! Old Alchemy Demonstration.

AKA "Saturns Tree" or the "Tree of Saturn", it is a well known, but often forgotten demonstration. It is very easy to do at home, but you must be carefull.. Lead is very poisonous! From "elements of chemistry" 1882, Page 255. http://books.google.com/books?id=TXQXAAAAYAAJ "Experiment 271 Dissolve 1

Underwater Explosions - Slow Motion Dry Ice Bomb.2m30s

Underwater Explosions - Slow Motion Dry Ice Bomb.

Underwater explosions using Dry Ice, and Liquid Nitrogen, and captured in high definition slow motion. Hey guys, Backyard Scientist here. I this video I throw water bottles filled with dry ice, and liquid nitrogen into my pool. This is seriously cool. The resulting explosions are earth-shaking pow