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Friday, September 2, 2011

Crystal Creations

A scientist prepares his notes

Limesone, a penny and some vinegar. We wait.

Two days later, small crystals appear as the vinegar evaporates.

By Friday, five days of crystals are evident.

The penny adds a fancy blue tint to the crystals. 


  1. That's great! We made salt crystals a few years ago:

  2. He also enjoyed testing magnetism with a lodestone, floating pumice and triboluminescence with tumbled quartz. It was an activity pack, and it made for a great day!