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Science in the Kitchen: Small Group Learning by Innovating Science (Materials for 5 Groups of Students)

Original price $175.00
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SKU IS9355-SGL
  • Students will study various scientific concepts in the context of a household kitchen
  • Experiments will use materials such as food coloring, unknown cooking ingredients, meat-tenderizing enzymes, and so on
  • Students will perform chromatography, use chemical tests to identify presence of nutrients, assess the digestive ability of enzymes, and more
  • This kit contains enough material for 5 groups of students
  • Teacher's manual and student study guide copymasters are included

Innovating Science kitchen kit is used to demonstrate a variety of scientific techniques themed around common kitchen materials. The kit has activities for performing chromatography on commercial food colors, using chemical tests to identify an unknown cooking ingredient, examine the protein-digesting ability of a common meat tenderizing enzyme, test an unknown juice or soda using titration to quantify vitamin C levels (juice and soda sold separately), and examine differences and similarities in materials used to clean (soap, hand dishwashing detergent, and machine dishwashing detergent).

What's in the box?

  • Food coloring set (0.5mL each of red, blue, yellow, green)
  • 1 bottle baking powder, 10g
  • 1 bottle baking soda, 10g
  • 1 bottle corn starch, 10g
  • 1 bottle "unknown powder", 10g
  • 1 bottle 5% acetic acid, 10g
  • 1 bottle iodine solution, 10mL
  • 1 bottle papain, 5g
  • 1 bottle gelatin, 5g
  • 1 capsule ascorbic acid
  • 1 bottle iodine potassium iodide, 30mL
  • 1 bottle starch indicator solution, 10mL
  • 1 bottle 5% hand detergent, 50mL
  • 1 bottle machine detergent, 50mL
  • 1 bottle 5% liquid soap, 50mL
  • 1 bottle 5% calcium chloride, 10mL
  • 50 universal indicator strips
  • 5 graduated plastic pipettes
  • 30 disposable medicine cups
  • 25 polystyrene test tubes
  • 4 capillary tubes
  • 5 chromatography sheets
  • 5 spot plates
  • 1 box toothpicks
  • 1 centrifuge tube


For Laboratory Use Only

Not for drug, food, or household use. Keep out of reach of children. For more information, refer to the Safety Data Sheet.