• Question: Would the chemicals you use to make bugs glow be similar to the chemicals in glows sticks?

    Asked by popcole143 to Rebecca on 22 Jun 2015.
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      Rebecca Jones answered on 22 Jun 2015:

      It’s a similar sort of reaction in essence but glow sticks are made up of two substances, phenyl oxalate and hydrogen peroxide solution that when mixed with a special dye cause the light in glow sticks.