WARNING! This experiment is dangerous! You should NOT perform this at home. ONLY carry out this experiment, if you are a trained chemist, and you understand local safety and legal requirements, which are required to perform such experiments
- Pour 3 grams of potassium nitrate into a test tube.
- Fix the test tube on a stand.
- Melt potassium nitrate using a spirit lamp or a gas burner.
- Slowly add small pieces of sulfur.
- Observe a bright glowing. The test tube may begin to melt.