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
- Place a plate in a protective box.
- Put some iodine crystals onto the plate.
- Put a piece of potassium onto the plate near iodine.
- Push the piece of potassium using a long glass rod and thus place it into a handful of iodine. A few seconds later a violent explosion occurs.