Heating water in a microwave oven can be hazardous to your health and safety. There are stories of people who have put a cup of water in the microwave to bring it to a boil before adding tea or coffee, only to take it out of the oven and have the water erupt in their faces, causing serious injury.
Exploding Water: Superheated State
Subject Science — Chemistry, Physical Science
Grade Level Grades 6-12
Exploding Water | A Moment of Science | PBS