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Item #: PF2229 

Price: $50.00

In this lab experience, students examine the relationship between structure and properties of polymers exploring two widely used polymeric materials, sodium alginate and white glue.

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Safety: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:

Consumable:
Calcium chloride solution, 1%, 500 mL
Copper(II) chloride solution, , 0.5 M, 500 mL
Sodium alginate, powder, 4 g
Sodium chloride solution, saturated, 500 mL
Beral-type pipet, 20
Glue, white, 8 oz., 2 bottles
Petri dishes, disposable, 20

Additional Materials Required:
Congo red solution, 0.1%, 1 mL
Distilled or deionized water
Ice water (in a 250 mL beaker), 0–5 °C
Hot tap water, 50–60 °C
Beaker, 10 mL
Beakers, 100 mL, 4
Beaker, 250 mL
Forceps
Marking pen
Mittens or heat-resistant gloves
Paper towels
Stirring rod
Thermometers, 2
Wash bottle
Waste beaker, 1 L