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Item #: PF2228 

Price: $50.00

In this lab experience, students explore some of the physical properties of five solids that can be commonly found at home or in the lab. Looking for patterns in the physical properties of different substances will help students understand the forces that hold atoms and molecules together in the solid state.

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Safety:Hexane is a flammable organic solvent and a dangerous fire risk. Keep away from flames, heat, and other sources of ignition. Cap the solvent bottle, and work with hexane in a fume hood or designated work area well away from any Bunsen burners used in the lab. Avoid contact of all chemicals with eyes and skin. Before conducting the lab, review with the class the safety precautions on the student page. Then discuss any safety precautions that are specific to your science laboratory or classroom.

Materials Included in Kit:

Aluminum granules, Al, 10 g
Hexane, 100 mL
Silicon dioxide (sand), 5 g
Sodium chloride (salt), 5 g
Stearic acid, 5 g
Sucrose (sugar), 5 g
Aluminum evaporating dish, 100
Weighing dishes, 60

Test tubes, small, 50

Additional Materials Required:
Water, distilled or deionized
Balance, 0.1 g precision
Beaker, 150 mL
Beral-type pipet, 2
Boiling stones
Bunsen burner
Conductivity tester, low-voltage
Flint lighter
Hot plate
Marking pen
Mortars and pestles, 5
Paper towels
Stirring rod
Test tube holder (clamp)
Wash bottle
Wooden or heat-resistant test tube rack