Explain and view chemiluminescence. Observe how luminol is converted to an excited state in the presence of an oxidizer such as hydrogen peroxide. As the excited state molecule decays or returns to the ground state, energy is produced as light.
Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*
Disciplinary Core Ideas: PS1.A; PS1.B; PS3.A
Performance Expectations: MS-PS1-2; HS-PS1-4; HS-PS3-2
Cross Cutting Concepts: Energy and Matter; Structure and Function; Patterns
Engineering Practices: Developing and Using Models; Analyzing and Interpreting Data; Obtaining, Evaluating and Communicating Information
1 x 100mL Luminol Solution
1 x 50mL Hydrogen Peroxide, 6% Solution
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