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September 17, 2013
When Vinegar and Baking Soda Bubble

Vinegar and baking soda are popular homemade products used to scrub many surfaces. Next time you’re cleaning, explain to your kids that the acetic acid in the vinegar reacts with the sodium bicarbonate in the baking soda to form carbonic acid. Since carbonic acid is unstable, it falls apart into water and carbon dioxide, and the bubbles your child sees is escaping carbon dioxide.

 
 

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