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Poly-ox with a Twist - Chemical Demonstration Kit

Poly-ox with a Twist -
Chemical Demonstration Kit, AP5931
Catalog Number
Poly-ox with a Twist - Chemical Demonstration Kit
Product Description

By: Walter Rohr, Retired
Eastchester High School, Eastchester, NY

Our amazing super-duper polymer gel in a conveniently packaged kit that has everything you need to perform this gravity-defying demo—and the kit has an added twist! A fluorescent dye is included—simply add it to the alcohol poly-ox slurry, add tap water, illuminate the gel with an ultraviolet light, and observe the electrifying fluorescent green glow! Use this demo not only to teach your students concepts of polymers, bonding, and viscosity, but also light and fluorescence. It's Poly-ox...with a Twist! Teacher Demonstration Notes included. Enough materials are included to perform the demonstration seven times.

Polymers, fluorescence, viscosity.
Time Required: 10 minutes
Materials Provided: Polyethylene oxide, methyl alcohol, fluorescein.
Note: An ultraviolet light is required and available separately.


Ultraviolet Lamp, 18"
We converted a simple 18" fluorescent light fixture into a handy ultraviolet lamp. Use this black light to discover which substances fluoresce or phosphoresce when exposed to longwave ultraviolet light. Show your students that everyday products...
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Flinn Catalog/Reference Manual Page 386
Flinn Middle School Catalog/Reference Manual Page 501
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