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 about 3 ml of concentrated sulfuric acid.
- With a pipette carefully add a layer of ethanol (or other alcohol). Avoid mixing the layers.
- Drop some potassium permanganate crystals.
- When potassium permanganate crystals come to the border between the layers the reaction begins.