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Colorful Stalactites and Stalagmites—Demonstration Kit

By: Mike Shaw, West Stokes H.S., King, North Carolina

Item #: AP6538

Price: $40.70

Colorful Stalactites and Stalagmites Demonstration Kit for Earth science and geology is a great demonstration kit for chemistry and earth science classrooms alike. Watch as beautiful stalagmites and stalactites form before your eyes.

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Watch as beautiful stalactites and stalagmites form before your eyes! A great demonstration kit for chemistry and earth science classrooms alike. The double replacement reactions seen in this demonstration can be used to illustrate a variety of science concepts ranging from stalactite and stalagmite creation to precipitate formation on a macro scale. Guaranteed to be a hit in your classroom! Includes detailed teacher instructions, extensive background information and enough chemicals for seven demonstrations.

Concepts: Stalactites, stalagmites, precipitates, double replacement reactions.
Time Required: 20 minutes
Materials Provided: Cobalt nitrate, copper(II) sulfate, sodium hydroxide solution, wire gauze.