http://www.FreeScienceLectures.com Sodium does not react easily with oxygen at a room temperature so it has to be heated up a little for the reaction to start. Since air is mostly oxygen once the reaction starts it gets pretty violent and the piece of sodium explodes. --- It's Never too Late to Study: http://www.FreeScienceLectures.com --- Notice: This video is copyright by its respectful owners. The website address on the video does not mean anything. ---
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