When scientists defend their own

A Florida teen, known among school staff for her stellar record at Bartow High School, was a little too curious on Monday morning.

WTSP reports Kiera Wilmot is accused of mixing household chemicals in a small water bottle, which caused a small explosion. She was expelled, arrested, and then charged with possession/discharge of a weapon on school property and discharging a destructive device.

Enter Andrew Thaler, a deep-sea biologist, came to Wilmot’s defense by asking his Twitter followers to recount all the things they’ve blown up over the years:

Which brings us to the question, dear readers: What did YOU blow up in high school science class, and were there are consequences?