During a recent faculty meeting, Dr. Suchi Tiwari (Chemistry) participated in the “Best Thing You Ever Taught” series by demonstrated to her colleagues some of the most interesting exercises she does in class with students.  For this simple and safe demonstration, Dr. Tiwari showed how adding Acid to a potato cause complex formation and exothermic reactions that synthesis into synthetic blood.  The outcome of this exercise was a bleeding potato once it is peeled.  This is one of Dr. Tiwari’s favorite exercises to do during Halloween.