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How to Create a Rubbery Egg

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Making a rubber egg (WTVD)

Did you know you can dissolve an eggshell with science? Follow along with this video from ABC11 Science Club to discover how to create a "rubber' egg.

How does it work?

Vinegar, an acetic acid, reacts with the calcium carbonate in the egg's shell and releases carbon dioxide to dissolve the eggshell and create a "rubbery" appearance.

Click here to download a PDF of the instructions for this experiment to print and recreate at home!

Find us at Facebook.com/abc11scienceclub to share photos and videos of your rubber egg! Also, be sure to tune in to ABC11 Science Club with BASF every Wednesday at 4:28 PM!

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