|Go ahead, try to pull those off|
Next we placed our mixture into a metal lid and placed it over the alcohol
|professional lab equipment|
Cleaning up was fairly easy. JT wanted to keep the iron sulfide, in case we ever need it, so we put it in a small labeled storage container. The excess alcohol was returned to its original container and the tongs were thoroughly scrubbed.
Overall, the experiment went very well. No one was burned. No one succumbed to toxic fumes. Everyone wore their safety goggles. And we all learned something about chemistry.
I just hope the neighbors don't start wondering what we are doing with a chemistry lab set up in our garage...