Shine a laser through gelatin to view total internal reflection. use gelatin as a smoked lens and as a color filter. Follow instructions closely! The experiments in The Exploratorium Snacks Online were designed with safety and success in mind. But even the simplest activity or the most common materials can be harmful when mishandled or misused. Use common sense whenever you're exploring or experimenting.
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