Ethanol Explosion - Cool Science Experiment

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If you've been to certain gas stations recently, you may have seen that some of your gasoline is getting a special additive called ethanol. Like gasoline, ethanol is easily ignited and creates a lot of energy while it burns. But here's the hitch, ethanol burns cleaner than gasoline. It's a little step that fuel companies are taking towards going green. This experiment will show you just how combustible ethanol is and why it's a great additive for fuel.