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The Production of Biodiesel: Small Group Learning by Innovating Science (Materials for 5 Groups of Students)

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  • With this activity, students will synthesize their own biodiesel
  • This two-phase process will result in crude biodiesel that can demonstrate burning qualities
  • This kit also includes an optional activity to further refine the synthesized biodiesel
  • This kit contains enough material for 5 groups of students
  • Teacher's manual and student study guide copymasters are included
Will ship out by December 20
Original price $85.39 - Original price $85.39
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Innovating Science chemistry kit is used to produce biodiesel, and features a two-phase process to produce small batches of crude biodiesel for demonstrating burning qualities biodiesel and vegetable oil. The kit includes an optional small-scale exercise for students to experience the full process of producing biodiesel to meet quality levels necessary for use in vehicles through a washing procedure.

What's in the box?

  • 2 bottles vegetable oil, 500mL each
  • 5 bottles methyl aclohol, 25mL each
  • 1 bottle potassium hydroxide, 10g
  • 2 microburners
Safety Data Sheet
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Performance Expectations
Disciplinary Core Ideas
Structure and Function
Cross Cutting Concepts
Analyzing and Interpreting Data
Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information
Engineering Practices
5 groups
Items Needed
Not included in the kit:
Beakers, 250mL
Graduated cylinders, 25mL
Graduated cylinders, 250mL
Hot plate/stirrers
Electronic balance
Parafilm® (or similar)
Large pipettes and bulbs OR separatory funnels OR wash bottles
Containers with sealable caps large enough to hold 200mL of liquid (if performing the washing process)
Distilled water (if performing the washing process)
Kit Specs
Instructions not included

Regulated: Small quantity exemption 173.4

Country of Origin: US

Harm Code: 9023.00.000

CA Prop Warning Statement: WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Methanol, which is known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm. For more information go to

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.