Ever wonder what happens to a bar of soap if you were to put it in the microwave? Well, this is a great opportunity to find out!

This is also an entertaining chemistry lesson for young learners and is a great tool to teach about chemical reactions.

Bonus: Your microwave will be looking fresh after you’re done with this experiment!


1 bar Ivory soap (must be Ivory brand)

1 dinner plate

1 microwave

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