Silica and sand castles – Science projects – Chemistry

By |2018-04-16T17:47:41+00:00June 1st, 2017|Chemistry|

Sand castle by the ocean If you want to see some real silica, go to the beach or to a playground with a sandbox. Beach sand (which is also what people put in sandboxes) is nearly all silica (actually molecules of silicon and oxygen). Notice how easy it is to get wet sand [...]