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Activation Energy video clip from Sciencefix.com

BTEC Science classes have a module on activation energy, and this crops up in GCSE too. This is the minimum energy required for a reaction to start.

This blog link shows a dramatic example of how to give a chemical the required energy to react. In this case three matches that are made to burn without the need for friction by striking.

http://www.sciencefix.com/home/2010/2/12/video-demo-strikeless-matches.html

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