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Sorting Out Solutions—Chemical Demonstration Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: AP8902

Price: $45.10

The Sorting Out Solutions Chemical Demonstration Kit is a visual approach to teach students about solubility, bonding, polar and nonpolar solvents. As a chemical is added to a homogeneous mixture, the solution “sorts” into two layers.

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Two clear solutions are combined to form a homogeneous mixture. As a solid chemical is added, the two seemingly inseparable solutions begin to “sort” into two layers. As more solid is added, the two layers become more distinct. Teacher Demonstration Notes included.

Concepts: Solubility, bonding, polar and nonpolar solvents.
Time Required: 15 minutes
Chemicals Provided: Ethyl alcohol and potassium carbonate.