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Science in the Kitchen - Grades 6-9

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Product Description

This comprehensive kit incorporates a variety of scientific techniques all themed around common kitchen materials. Students will perform chromatography on commercial food colors, use chemical tests to identify an unknown cooking ingredient, examine the protein digesting ability of a common meat tenderizing enzyme, use titration to quantify vitamin C levels and then test an unknown juice or soda (not provided), and lastly examine some of the differences and similarities in the materials used to clean up (soap, hand dishwashing detergent, and machine dishwashing detergent). Kit contains enough materials for fifteen groups. Teacher’s Manual and Student Study Guide copymasters are included.

Kit Includes:

1 x 0.5 ml Food Color, Red 1 x 30 ml Starch Indicator Solution
1 x 0.5 ml Food Color, Blue 1 x 100 ml Detergent (Hand) 5%
1 x 0.5 ml Food Color, Green 1 x 100 ml Detergent (Machine)
1 x 0.5 ml Food Color, Yellow 1 x 100 ml Liquid Soap, 5%
1 x 25 g Baking Powder 1 x 30 ml Calcium Chloride, 5% Solution
1 x 25 g Baking Soda 1 Pkg/50 Universal Indicator Strips
1 x 25 g Corn Starch 1 Pkg/15 Graduated Plastic Pipettes
1 x 25 g “Unknown” 90 Disposable Medicine Cups
1 x 30 ml Acetic Acid, 5% Solution 75 Polystyrene Test Tubes
1 x 30 ml Iodine Solution 1 Pkg/4 Capillary Tubes
1 x 5 g Papain 1 Pkg/15 Chromatography Sheets
1 x 15 g Gelatin 15 Spot Plates
1 capsule Ascorbic Acid 1 box  Toothpicks
3 x 30 ml Iodine Potassium Iodide  
Materials Needed but not Supplied:
Distilled Water Test Tube Racks or similar
Beakers, 500 mL Safety Goggles
Metric Rulers Gloves 
Vitamin C Containing Juice or Soda Sample Aprons