January 15, 2013

How to extract the iron from your breakfast cereal with a magnet


The next time you're eating a big bowl of breakfast cereal, take a closer look at the ingredients. You'll find that your cereal contains more than just wheat and corn. Look closely and you might find iron... you know, the metal... the stuff used to make nails. Here's an experiment to extract that metallic iron from your breakfast cereal.

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