When 99.9% Isopropyl Alcohol Meets Fire: Mr. Kemp Talks About His Experiments

Tabby Nevinczenko, Reporter

Every year for his freshman classes, Mr.Kemp performs several exciting experiments that involve fire, explosions and other intriguing exciting products of chemistry and physics. This is a student favorite­­ where Kemp fills a large jug with 99.9% isopropyl alcohol and sets it ablaze; creating a short, but stunning chemical reaction. Mr.Kemp was interviewed after showing this demo to talk about these experiments.