Fun in the Lab

Students gather around to watch chemistry demonstration.
Photo by Robby Lozano

July 28, 2021

Miguel Munoz and Vicky Montiel-Palma, faculty members in MSU's Department of Chemistry, demonstrate a chemical reaction between dry ice, heat and magnesium.  The professors hosted the K-12 students through the Mississippi Migrant Education Service Center for Ciencia en Vivo. The summer lab experience included guided experiments with dry ice and liquid nitrogen where the students learned to make ice cream similar to Dippin' Dots. They also used the art of chromatography to create their own slime.