How To Make Sodium Metal

This is one way sodium metal can be isolated using NaOH and Mg. Mg has a strong enough desire for oxygen to tear it from the NaOH, leaving ingots of elemental sodium behind.

2Mg + 2NaOH = 2MgO + 2Na + H2

Thanks to NurdRage for the equation.
http://www.youtube.com/NurdRage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seSg_GWj1b0

 

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