Sodium Carbonate
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Sodium Carbonate has countless of uses from ramen noodles to soft, chewy pretzels and even laundry soap (yup). Also known as "washing soda" and it's a highly corrosive and volatile agent but safe to use in cooking (in small quantities).
Recipe type: Science Project
  • Oven
  • Baking sheet
  • Aluminium paper
  • Baking soda
  • 1 hermetic glass bottle

  • - For your safety:
  • Rubber gloves
  • Facial mask to cover your nose and mouth
  • Goggles
  1. - Pre-heat your oven at 300F.
  2. - Line an aluminium sheet on a baking sheet
  3. - Make one flat layer of baking soda, making sure to break any visible clumps till everything is back to it's powdery consistance.
  4. - Bake for 1 hour in the oven and leave the stove top fan on during the process to catch the fumes coming out.
  5. - Carefully take the sodium carbonate out of the oven and transfer it in your glass bottle while making sure to not drop it on your skin, clothes and to breath any volatile particules.
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