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Item #: PF2160 

Price: $50.00

Performance Assessment

In this lab experience, students prepare their own sample of biodiesel. They are then challenged to devise an experiment to determine its heat of combustion.

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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. Good ventilation is required, and care must be taken to ensure that no open flames come close to the methanol.


Materials Included in Kit

Consumable:
Canola or corn oil, 1000 mL
Methyl alcohol, 200 mL
Potassium hydroxide, 5 g

Additional Materials Required
Alcohol Burner, Glass, 60-mL, 10
Beaker, Borosilicate Glass, 50 mL, 10
Cylinder, Borosilicate Glass, 25 mL, 10
Cylinder, Borosilicate Glass, 50 mL, 10
Flask, Erlenmeyer, Borosilicate Glass, 125 mL, 10
Flinn Digital Hotplate/Magnetic Stirrer, 10
Flinn Scientific Electronic Balance, 210 x 0.01-g, 10
Rubber Stoppers, 1 lb, Size #5, Black, Solid, 1
Separatory Funnel, Borosilicate Glass, 125 mL, 10
Stirring Rods, Glass, 10
Flinn Digital Thermometer, 10