Trimethyl Borate

Introduction

Trimethyl Borate is the ester of Methanol and Boric Acid and can easily be made by reacting them both in an esterification reaction. It is widely known due to its beautiful green flame which will be demonstrated in this post.

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Chemical Chameleon

Introduction

The Chemical Chameleon is a very interesting and beautiful demo to perform. You start with a purple solution and a colorless one. Once you add them together, you get green then yellow. Not as striking as oscillation reactions (in my opinion) but still a very beautiful demo.

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