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Exploring Light Sticks - Chemical Demonstration Kit

by Flinn Scientific

Item #: AP7378

Price: $38.10

The Exploring Light Sticks Chemical Demonstration Kit provides a fun way to shed light on core chemistry concepts. Using glow sticks, students learn about chemiluminescence, pH optimization, acid–base chemistry, and catalysts.

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A fun way to shed some light on core chemistry concepts! Using common glow sticks, students learn about chemiluminescence, pH optimization, acid–base chemistry, and the action of a catalyst. Compare the effervescent glow of light sticks with different chemical additives to demonstrate the nature of the chemical reaction, the role of a catalyst, and the effect of pH on the ionization of the reactants. Fascinating consumer-science lab activity will capture your students’ attention as you relate chemical principles to their everyday lives. An enlightening demonstration! Kit includes complete directions, student worksheet with answer key, and materials for five demonstrations. Concepts: Chemiluminescence, pH optimization, acid–base chemistry, catalysts. Time Required: 25 minutes Materials Provided: Sodium salicylate, hydrochloric acid, sodium hydroxide, light sticks.