How to use a toaster

From NileRed. Hey guys, today we are back for another amazing video. In this one, I will be showing you how to use a toaster. I decided not to waste a piece of bread for the video though. A lot of people make a lot of mistakes when it comes to toast making, so I…

The Evolution of NileRed + NEW LAB TOUR

From NileRed. In this video, I’ll be going over the quick history of my channel and talk about how it got to where it is now. I also give a quick tour of my old lab, as well as my new lab that I just finished building. A big thanks goes out to everyone who…

Turning paper into plastic

From NileRed. NOTE: I made a mistake in the diagrams for cellulose, all of the glucose units are missing an oxygen atom! Paper is made of cellulose, and in this video, I’ll be converting it into a plastic called cellulose acetate. I’ll be making two forms of it, known as cellulose diacetate and cellulose triacetate.…

Growing Lead Crystals

From NileRed. in this video, I’ll be recreating an old demonstration called the Tree of Saturn. To do this, I’ll be using a zinc block and lead acetate, both of which I made in previous videos. I was inspired by a video made by TheBackyardScientist, but I used a slightly different method and procedure. TheBackYardScientist…

Making Glow Stuff | GreenChem

From NileRed. Today I’ll be making glowing stuff again, but this time I’m going to try out a more environmentally friendly method. In the previous video, the active chemical I made was TCPO. This required 2,4,6-trichlorophenol as a precursor, which is damaging to the environment. The prep for this video uses wintergreen (methyl salicylate) instead,…