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Boning Up on Calcium: Microscale Analysis of Calcium in Milk—ChemTopic™ Lab Activity

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The benefits of calcium in good nutrition are a healthy body, good teeth and strong bones, and milk and dairy products are promoted as an important source of calcium in the diet. With the Boning Up on Calcium: Microscale Analysis of Calcium in Milk—ChemTopic™ Lab Activity, explore the chemistry behind the nutrition by analyzing the calcium content in skim milk by titration with EDTA.

Concepts

  • Calcium in Nutrition
  • Titration
  • EDTA–Complex Ion Formation
  • Accuracy and Precision