Materials List: Hydrogen-Oxygen Reaction Lab

Each group needs:

NOTE: alternatively, prepare a hydrogen bag generator and an oxygen bag generator for the entire class to use; refer to the Gas Bags - Teacher Preparation Instructions for required materials

  • 2 pipette bulbs (a plastic pipette with an approximately 15 ml bulb; the plastic stem must be cut and the hole in the bulb must be large enough to fit over the gas outlet tube in the generators)
  • 2 x 250 ml beakers filled with water, to hold generators and maintain constant temperature
  • book of matches
  • short candle
  • safety glasses/goggles, pair per person
  • chemical-resistant gloves, pair per person
  • Microscale Experiment with Hydrogen & Oxygen Combustion Worksheet, one per person