After their negotiations went wrong, Walter White misled a drug dealer by making him think that the fulminated mercury is Meth, a few moments later, he threw the piece of the mercury on the ground to make a massive explosion.
The planet Mercury is named after the messenger of the Roman gods because of its fleeting nature across the sky. Find out the reason behind its incredible speed, if it is indeed the hottest planet in the Solar System, and why the smallest planet in the solar system is slowly shrinking.
The students and Ms. Frizzle travel to Mercury, the first planet in our solar system, and learn that they weigh less because there is less gravity on the planet. They enjoy bouncing around with less gravity, and a few students take part in a contest to see who can jump higher.
Gaia shows the Planeteers a news broadcast stating that the oceans have increasing levels of mercury, cadmium and PCBs and how it can be dangerous. Gaia also explains biological amplification, a process in which small quantities of toxins become larger quantities and can reach lethal doses.