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AP7154 - $32.10
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....
AP7087 - $29.90
Sodium alginate is a natural “gummy-worm” polymer obtained from giant kelp and seaweed. The polymer is extremely hydrophilic or “water-loving” and dissolves in water to form a thick, viscous, smooth gel—perfect for use as a thickening agent in ice...
AP6874 - $30.80
Oh, no! Labels have been removed from the kitchen containers at a luncheonette. There are four white solids—they all look alike, but are they the same? Students must use the scientific method and their knowledge of physical and chemical properties...
AP4510 - $46.30
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. Students...
AP4512 - $48.45
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...
AP4856 - $53.30
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” soap...
AP8973 - $40.75
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 identity...
AP9091 - $27.60
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...
AP1741 - $41.95
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 indicator....
AP1742 - $48.45
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 techniques...
AP6861 - $63.45
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...
AP6120 - $36.40
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 components...
AP6690 - $23.95
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 refreshing...
FB0442 - $53.10
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 into...
FB1310 - $24.45
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...
AP6122 - $31.90
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 calcium...
AP6599 - $47.10
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,...
AP7096 - $52.55
Aspirin, first synthesized in 1897, is one of the oldest yet most common drugs in everyday use. In this student lab kit, students discover that aspirin is prepared the same way today that it was more than 100 years ago. The purpose of this experiment...
AP6853 - $33.35
How strong is your antiseptic? Hydrogen peroxide is a common drugstore chemical. As students look in the far reaches of their medicine cabinets at home, they are likely to find old bottles of hydrogen peroxide that have long since passed their prime....
AP6375 - $25.85
Instant cold packs are familiar first aid devices used to treat injuries. Why does the cold pack feel cold? How much heat is absorbed when the cold pack solid dissolves? In this inquiry-based lab activity, students analyze a cold pack, design a calorimetry...
AP7288 - $62.75
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...
AP7248 - $42.25
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 students...
AP7249 - $53.80
Ozone and oxygen are allotropes of oxygen and related molecules, but they have very different properties. Investigate the formation and properties of ozone with this novel, small-scale gas-generating kit. Ozone is produced as a byproduct of the electrolysis...
AP7361 - $34.15
Nanotechnology is the study of the preparation and properties of atomic, molecular, or macromolecular particles in the size range of 1–100 nanometers. An exciting new breakthrough in nanotechnology involves the delivery and transport of medicines to...
AP7371 - $58.30
We use polymers every day! In fact, it is difficult to identify items that do not contain polymers. Despite their tremendous variety, all polymers are basically made by either addition or condensation reactions. Three independent “mini-lab” activities...
AP7348 - $28.90
Remember eating Pop Rocks®? What makes the candy crackle as it pops in your mouth? In this lab activity, students will dissolve a known mass of Pop Rocks in a tube filled with water and measure the volume of carbon dioxide gas released. The identity...
AP7394 - $45.20
Food dyes have been used extensively for more than 100 years. Would you eat maraschino cherries if they were their natural color of beige instead of red? Explore the properties of the seven Food, Drug, and Cosmetic (FD&C) artificial food dyes with...
AP7405 - $78.10
Are any other acids found in fruit juices besides citric acid? Some edible fruits contain six or more carboxylic acids, including benzoic and traces of oxalic. How are these acids separated and identified? Thin layer chromatography, or TLC, is a quick...
AP7418 - $44.55
Dyes color our world and are found in everything from clothing to food. Yet only seven dyes are used to make all of the artificial colors seen in food made in the United States. Food processing is a rigorous undertaking—explore how these dyes may change...
AP7428 - $46.45
Food dyes are everywhere, from food to drink to cosmetics! How much food dye is actually contained in products? In this experiment, determine how much or little of a series of food dyes are added to granular drink mixes to give these drinks their vivid...
AP7433 - $50.50
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?...
AP7506 - $37.20
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...
AP7582 - $81.95
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 components...
AP7572 - $107.55
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. Students...
AP7523 - $58.50
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 natural...
AP7924 - $31.45
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...
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