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Feeling Blue—Chemical Demonstration Kit

By: Jim and Julie Ealy, Retired, The Peddie School, Hightstown, NJ

Item #: AP8653

Price: $28.65

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The Feeling Blue Oxidation–Reduction Chemical Demonstration Kit proves the blues come and go. Mixing two colorless solutions produces a blue solution. The solution alternates between blue and colorless. Wipe the blues away with this demo.

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No one is exempt from an occasional “bout with the blues.” The blues come and go as in this demo. Two colorless solutions and an indicator are mixed, producing a blue solution. Upon standing, the solution becomes colorless. The solution alternates between blue and colorless with shaking and standing, respectively. You’ll wipe those blues away with this fascinating demonstration. Teacher Demonstration Notes included.

Concepts: Oxidation–reduction, indicators, kinetics.
Time Required: 15 minutes

Specifications

Materials Included in Kit: 
Dextrose solution, 0.4 M, 700 mL
Methylene blue solution, 1%, 10 mL
Potassium hydroxie solution, 1 M, 700 mL