Redox reactions

Oxidising agents

This video looks briefly at oxidation in general and then focuses on the addition of oxygen from oxidising agents such as nitrates, chlorates, and permanganates. Including: Sugar and potassium nitrate, Screaming Jelly Baby, Permanganate glycerol and ‘great balls of fire (manganese heptoxide)


Oxidation states

A video about oxidation states, touching on Copper, then Iron and focussing on Vanadium and Manganese.


The blue bottle reaction

A video about methylene blue and the Blue Bottle reaction, including the ‘Traffic Lights’ variation using indigo carmine.