Magic of chemistry on display at West High
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Chemistry magic at West High
San Joaquin Delta College students demonstrate how a flame can change colors by spraying chemical colorants. Courtesy of Rosa Borrayo and Judy Huang
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Dr. Julius Hastings, a chemistry professor from San Joaquin Delta College, put on a chemistry magic show for West High Space & Engineering Academy and Advanced Placement chemistry students Friday, Nov. 22. Hastings ended the demonstrations with a boom as he pops balloons using a lit candle. San Joaquin Delta College sophomores Ashley Grover, 20, and Ilyssa Evans, 20, accompanied Hastings and, among other experiments, demonstrated the chemistry behind glow sticks.

Photos courtesy Rosa Borrayo and Judy Huang for the Tracy Press.
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