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Chemistry...and Harry Potter?

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Transcript of Chemistry...and Harry Potter?

So, even though Harry Potter isn't really magic, the movies sure make the economy fly to new heights!
The UK Economy
How much
money
does it take to make magic?
When the flames light up, and Harry flies through the air, everything looks great. But it takes a lot of money to produce the Harry Potter films.
Invisible Ink
In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry uses the Marauder's Map to find secret pathways in the school.
With one tap, the map of the school appeared on the parchment, and with another, all of the ink disappeared.
The Goblet of Fire
Have you ever wondered what it's like to
Chemistry...and Harry Potter?
Do Magic?
Fly?
Or make things blow up?
well...the answer to all of this, is
CHEMISTRY
for the most part anyways
The famous blue flame that casts out of the goblet of fire isn't really magic.

In chemistry we use flame tests to find out what an unidentified substance is
the colourful flames produced are similar to that of the blue flame in the goblet of fire
Here are some examples of substances that produce flames:

Red-Orange
Sparkly Orange
Yellow
Pale Violet
Red
Green
Strontium
Calcium
Sodium
Potassium
Lithium
Copper/Barium
Now, you may ask, How is this NOT magic?, but the answer, as always, is
Chemistry!
Acids

and

Bases
We can use Acids and Bases to make "invisible" inks. Even though we can't actually make them appear, disappear, and reappear again, there are ways to make these inks.
Baking Soda Invisible Ink
1. Mix baking soda and water to form a baking soda solution.
2. Paint your message using the solution onto a pink piece of paper.
3. To read your invisible message, brush the paper with red cabbage juice.
4. The acid-base reaction of the cabbage indicator and the baking soda, will make the letters turn green on your pink paper!
It's 9:00!!!
Welcome to Potions Class!
It's 10:10 already!!
Time for Muggle Studies!
Philosopher's Stone
Chamber of Secrets
Prisoner of Azkaban
Goblet of Fire
Order of Phoenix
Half-Blood Prince
Deathly Hallows I
Deathly Hallows II
125,000,000
100,000,000
130,000,000
150,000,000
150,000,000
250,000,000
125,000,000
125,000,000
Clearly, the Harry Potter films are a large investment, but they have shown to be a great one for the economy.
4 out of the 8 movies are in the top 20 most profitable movies in the world
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is the most profitable of the four with a
$786,451,116
(US Dollars) profit.
Studies have also shown that the Harry Potter movies have boosted the UK film industry to be worth
4.6 billion
Euros.
WOW!
Thank you!
By: Gajani Nirthanarajah
Colour Flame Substance
This is a chart of the budgets of each of movies. It usually takes even more money than predicted to film the movie!
The most costly out of the 8 films was Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. With its budget of about
250 million
dollars, you could buy
8000 cars!!
Here is an example of a sodium flame test:
How does it turn
GREEN?
The red cabbage juice is a universal acid-base indicator. This means that the juice will change colour depending on if it is being brushed on an acid or a base.
Since
baking soda (sodium bicarbonate)
is a base, the purple juice turns green, indicating a basic solution.
Fun Fact!
If you wrote your message in
vinegar (acetic acid)
, the writing would turn
red
, indicating an acidic solution!
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