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The Chef—Chemical Demonstration Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: AP6468

Price: $46.10

The Chef Chemical Demonstration Kit is an exciting way to liven up your lesson plan on thermodynamics. Students use an egg and “specially formulated” Flinn calcium oxide to illustrate an exothermic reaction.

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Liven up your lesson plan on thermodynamics with this entertaining display of culinary wizardry. In an aluminum pan, add water to the “specially formulated” Flinn calcium oxide, and stir. Crack open an egg and pour it in the second pan. Place it over the solution and presto, now you’re cooking! Your fried egg will be ready in no time. An ideal introduction to exothermic reactions and heats of solution. Must be performed on a heat-resistant surface.

Concepts: Exothermic reactions, heats of reaction.
Time Required: 20 minutes
Materials Supplied: Calcium oxide, spatula, aluminum pans, chef’s hat, worksheet master.