How to do the Sulfuric Acid and Sugar Dehydration Reaction

SAFETY NOTE: Due to the nature of this experiment, it is best performed in a lab with a scientist or science educator.

Sulfuric Acid and Sugar Experiment Supply List

  • ​Small glass container

  • ​Granulated or powdered sugar

  • Concentrated sulfuric acid

  • Beaker

  • Stirring stick

Don't forget your safety gear!

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