Two atoms collide with each other while trying to board a train.

The first atom asks, "Are you alright?" "No, I lost an electron!" the other replied glumly. "You sure?" "Yes, I'm positive, he replied."

Video: the 'Traffic Lights' Reaction

Have you watched a solution that changes colour from green to red? Here's a video that shows how chemistry can be quite fun.

In this video, chemical scientists of the University of Nottingham, UK explain how to do this experiment. You can try it yourself in your school lab, with the help of your teachers!

(Video titled "periodicvideos - February 22, 2010 - The traffic light reaction sees a solution change colour from green to red to amber. " sourced from

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