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Sunscreens: Preparation and Evaluation - Student Laboratory Kit
AP7433
Sunburn! We have all experienced the pain and misery of overexposure to the Sun’s intense “heat.” Sunscreens applied to the skin shield us from the damaging ultraviolet rays. What do sunscreens contain and how do they block this harmful radiation? St...
 
Aspirin Testing - Student Laboratory Kit
AP1742
Oh, my aching head! I need some pain reliever, but which brand of aspirin should I take? Students will: • Experimentally determine the aspirin content of three brands of over-the-counter pain relievers using acid-base neutralization titration techniq...
 
Boning Up on Calcium - Microscale Analysis of Calcium in Milk - Student Laboratory Kit
AP6122
Healthy body, good teeth, strong bones—the benefits of calcium in proper nutrition are well known. Why is milk promoted as an important source of calcium? Explore the chemistry behind the nutrition with this experiment that measures the amount of cal...
 
Determination of the Hardness of Water - Student Laboratory Kit
AP9091
Titrate metal ions found in tap water using the reagent ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA). The end point is found using a dye called Eriochrome Black T (EBT), which also forms complexes with metal ions in solution. Students learn how to properly...
 
Cheese-Making - Student Laboratory Kit
FB0442
Learn how fun it is to make cheese right in your lab—your students will love it too! This kit teaches the basic process, adapted centuries ago, of cheese-making using a harmless bacteria and a fermentation-derived clotting enzyme. This sneak peek int...
 
Making Natural Paint - Student Laboratory Kit
AP7523
Incorporate this student laboratory kit into your green chemistry lessons and witness your students’ enthusiasm as they create beautiful works of chemistry art! Students learn about the structure and properties of amino acids as they produce a natura...
 
Determination of Iron in Dietary Supplements - Student Laboratory Kit
AP7248
Iron is an essential mineral for human health. When dietary supplements of iron are recommended, many people turn to over-the-counter pills. What is the form of iron in these pills, and do they actually contain the amount of iron they claim? Have stu...
 
Chemistry of Food Additives - Multi-Demonstration Kit
AP7288
Is artificial ever beneficial? Consumers often associate food additives as being unhealthy and strictly used for convenience foods. This four-part demonstration allows students to see the science behind some of the marketing.   • Extract iron...
 
Water Softening - Guided-Inquiry Kit
AP7352
It’s not that hard! Use this water-softening inquiry lab to teach the concepts of water hardness, complex ions, ion exchange, and titration. Water samples with unknown hardness will be treated with ion-exchange resin and analyzed by EDTA titration. S...
 
How Powerful is Your Antacid? Student Laboratory Kit
AP1741
So many antacid choices on the market—which one should I use? Test and compare three popular over-the-counter antacids. Students will watch an “antacid in action” as the antacid neutralizes simulated stomach acid in the presence of universal indicato...
 
Kitchen Chemistry Liquids - Student Laboratory Kit
AP6861
Identify “unknown” liquids that are commonly found in the kitchen. Challenge students to discover the identity of a “mystery” liquid, which may contain one, two, three, or four common household liquids, in any combination. Students use the scientific...
 
Kitchen Chemistry Solids - Student Laboratory Kit
AP8973
Identify “unknown” solids that are commonly found in the kitchen. This kitchen chemistry laboratory kit is an excellent way to introduce basic chemical concepts and to develop students' problem-solving skills. Challenge students to discover the ident...
 
Little Miss Muffet Learns to Make Cheese - Student Laboratory Kit
FB1310
Genetically engineered and mass produced, the enzyme chymosin is now the premiere enzyme for cheese manufacturing. It is also a perfect enzyme for classroom studies. It is inexpensive, fast-acting, safe and very consistent in controlled studies. Your...
 
Milk Is a Natural - Biology, Chemistry, and Nutrition Laboratory Kit
AP6120
Got milk? From glossy magazine ads to flashy billboards, the message to drink milk is all around us. Why is milk considered a nutritionally complete food source? In this real-world lab activity, students separate the protein and carbohydrate componen...
 
Milk is a Natural - Biology, Chemistry, and Nutrition Super Value Laboratory Kit
AP7582
Got milk? From glossy magazine ads to flashy billboards, the message to drink milk is all around us. Why is milk considered a nutritionally complete food source? In this real-world lab activity, students separate the protein and carbohydrate componen...
 
Preparation and Properties of Biodiesel Fuel - Student Laboratory Kit
AP7154
Concerns about global warming and the depletion of energy sources have generated widespread interest in alternative, renewable fuels. Take advantage of that interest by using this student lab kit to have students prepare and analyze biodiesel fuel. T...
 
Shampoo Test - Student Laboratory Kit
AP4512
What makes your hair shine? Do some shampoos really clean better than others? With this kit, students have a chance to learn about hair and the function of shampoo ingredients in cleaning the hair. Students gain a valuable learning experience as they...
 
Shampoo Test - Super Value Laboratory Kit
AP7577
What makes your hair shine? Do some shampoos really clean better than others? With this kit, students have a chance to learn about hair and the function of shampoo ingredients in cleaning the hair. Students gain a valuable learning experience as they...
 
Make Your Own Soap—Guided-Inquiry Kit
AP7924
Soap-making is one of the oldest known chemical reactions involving organic compounds. Use the ancient craft of soap-making to show students a real-world application of chemistry—making products people use every day! The investigation begins with an ...
 
Soap-Making - Student Laboratory Kit
AP4856
The process of making soap, or saponification, is an age-old process. How did our ancestors make soap years ago? In this activity, students will use old-time soap-making recipes and will hydrolyze several commonly used oils to obtain a “homemade” soa...
 
Swimming Pool Chemistry - Student Laboratory Kit
AP6599
Anyone who has spent any time at the local pool has one “burning” question—“Just how much chlorine was added to this pool?” Swimming pool chemistry involves a rich variety of chemical concepts and practical applications. In this two-part experiment, ...
 
Toothpaste Test Kit
AP4510
Are all toothpastes the same? Students will learn about tooth decay and the function of toothpaste. Students will perform experiments to determine the abrasiveness, pH, fluoride content, and foaming ability of five different toothpaste brands. Studen...
 
Toothpaste Test - Super Value Laboratory Kit
AP7572
Are all toothpastes the same? Students will learn about tooth decay and the function of toothpaste. Students will perform experiments to determine the abrasiveness, pH, fluoride content, and foaming ability of five different toothpaste brands. Studen...
 
Total Acidity - Titration of Fruit Juices - Student Laboratory Kit
AP6690
Is orange juice more acidic than grapejuice?What about pineapple juice? Fruit juices get their sweet taste from natural sugars and their sour taste from acids, especially citric acid. The balance of sugar to acid content give fruit juices their refre...
 
Vitamin C Analysis - Student Laboratory Kit
AP7506
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is very important nutritionally. Students will perform tests to determine Vitamin C content in their favorite fruit juices. The microscale procedure uses 2,6-dichlorindophenol, which is an indicator that changes color as it ...
 
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