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20 September 2005 @ 02:59 pm
Real Alchemy You can do in Science Class!  
Today in my science class we did a really neat experiment based off the alchemical writings of the arabic alchemist Jabir Ibn Hayyan. In the experiment you can change a copper penny into a penny that's coated in a gold-like substance. The final result is

:D If any of you guys end up trying this, much luck to you. It's a pretty fun experiment.

(I was a total dork and wore my red FMA shirt with the flamel on the back. No one seemed to get the symbol though.)

Note: This was done in a CP Chemistry class in 11th grade.
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Megmegkips on September 20th, 2005 07:29 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the info. I thought it was something like that, but I wasn't 100% sure.

I think we get to batteries a lot later in the year. This was a bit of an introduction to Chemistry, examining came before the science. (Things such as alchemy.)

We laquered the coins. Mine's in my pocket at the moment. I'm gonna hang on to it for as long as I can.