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Item #: PF2157 

Price: $55.00

In this lab experience, students explore corrosion of an iron nail by using an indicating agar mixture to determine the presence of products in the corrosion process. Students explore charge changes in the corrosion reaction.

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Safety: Before conducting the lab, review the safety precautions on the student page with the class. Then discuss any safety precautions that are specific to your science laboratory or classroom. Wear heat resistant gloves to handle the agar indicator mixture when it is hot/warm.

Materials Included in Kit

Copper wire, 18 gauge, 6 ft
Agar, 40 g
Iron nails, 60
Phenolphthalein indicator solution, 1%, 50 mL
Potassium ferricyanide solution,
1 M, K3Fe(CN)6, 50 mL
Steel wool, 1 pad
Zinc strips, Zn, 15
Petri dishes, plastic, 30

Additional Materials Required
Beral Pipets, Graduated, Pkg. of 20, 10
Spot Plate, Polystyrene, 15-well, Pkg. of 10, 1
Weighing Dishes, Disposable, 1-5/8" x 1-5/8" x 5/16", Pkg. of 500, 1
Flinn Digital Hotplate/Magnetic Stirrer, 10
Beaker, Borosilicate Glass, 400 mL, 10
Scissors, 10
Spatulas, Disposable, Box of 300, 1
Stirring Rods, Glass, 10