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Carolina EcoKits®: Ethanol Biofuel (with perishable)

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Grades 9-12. Students apply scientific methodology to investigate enzyme digestion of cellulose and yeast alcohol fermentation in the presence of different concentrations of glucose. They then generate a standard curve to determine the concentration of glucose in solution. After understanding the reactions taking place, students discuss advantages and disadvantages of various sources of ethanol. Kit accommodates a class of 32 students working in 8 groups of 4

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$120.95

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Grades 9-12.

  • Learn about alcohol fermentation and the role of enzymes
  • Investigate the ethanol production process with enzymatic digestion
  • Use scientific methodology to compare yeast fermentation of different concentrations

Students apply scientific methodology to investigate enzyme digestion of cellulose and yeast alcohol fermentation in the presence of different concentrations of glucose. They then generate a standard curve to determine the concentration of glucose in solution. After understanding the reactions taking place, students discuss advantages and disadvantages of various sources of ethanol. Kit accommodates a class of 32 students working in 8 groups of 4 and includes perishable material when kit is shipped.

  • This item is only available from Carolina Biological Supply Company.
  • This item contains living or perishable material and ships via 2nd Day or Overnight delivery to arrive on a date you specify during Checkout. To ensure freshness during shipping, a Living Materials Fee may apply to orders containing these items.

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Components Qty Included?
Cellulase, 5 g   1 Included
Tubing, 12 in 4 Included
Syringes, 5 mL 40 Included
Pipets, 1 mL 40 Included
Transfer Pipets, 3 mL 6 Included
Weigh Boats 4 Included
Medicine Cups 60 Included
Glucose, 5 g (labeled "Dextrose") 1 Included
Cellulose, 5 g 1 Included
pH 5 Buffer Solution, 500 mL 1 Included
Dry Yeast, 7 g 1 Included
Graduated Tubes, 15 mL 24 Included
Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Flasks, 250 mL 2 Needed, Not included
Flasks, 50 mL 4 Needed, Not included
Beakers, 100 mL 6 Needed, Not included
Graduated Cylinder, 200 mL 1 Needed, Not included
Test Tube Racks 8 Needed, Not included
Timers 8 Needed, Not included
Marking Pens 8 Needed, Not included
Thermometer 1 Needed, Not included
Balance (accurate to 0.01 g) 1 Needed, Not included
Deionized or Distilled Water Needed, Not included
Parafilm® Needed, Not included
Graphing Materials or Software (for 8 groups) Needed, Not included
Microwave or Hot Plate (optional) Needed, Not included
Shaking Incubator or Incubator (optional) Needed, Not included

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