Dangerous and tasty too
The element Chlorine is a pale green gas. It has a disagreeable, suffocating odor. It is also poisonous and it can kill you! In fact it was used as a weapon in World War I.
The element Sodium is a soft silvery white metal. It is a highly reactive element and it violently reacts with water. If you swallowed a bit of it – you may very well die!
When you mix them together something very interesting happens:
Sodium + Chlorine → Sodium Chloride
They form a compound called Sodium Chloride in an extremely violent reaction. The reason this is interesting is that you eat Sodium Chloride every day. You know it as salt!
Now check out the reaction:
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