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Carolina Chemonstrations®: Elephant Toothpaste

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Enrich your students’ study of kinetics, catalysts, and decomposition reactions. Students make a prediction about the demonstration based on prior knowledge, observe the spectacular foaming action from the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide, and then explain their observations on a particulate level. The demonstration illustrates the effect of a catalyst on reaction kinetics and reinforces the importance of catalysts in living and physical systems. Materials are sufficient for 5 demonstrations.

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$34.95

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Enrich your students’ study of kinetics, catalysts, and decomposition reactions with this unique take on a classic demonstration. Students make a prediction about the demonstration based on prior knowledge, observe the spectacular foaming action from the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide, and then explain their observations on a particulate level. The Elephant Toothpaste demonstration dramatically illustrates the effect of a catalyst on reaction kinetics and reinforces the importance of catalysts in living and physical systems. With Carolina Chemonstrations®, students are active participants in demonstrations. Materials are sufficient for 5 demonstrations.

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Components Qty Included?
Wooden Splint 10 Included
Dishwashing Liquid, 3 oz 1 Included
Neoprene/Latex Gloves, Large 1 Included
30% Hydrogen Peroxide, 30 mL 3 Included
Plastic Bottle, 8 oz 5 Included
Potassium Iodide, 10 g 1 Included
Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Plastic Garbage Bag, Large 5 Needed, Not Included
Graduated Cylinder, 50 mL 1 Needed, Not Included
Spatula 1 Needed, Not Included
Balance (precise to 0.1 g) 1 Needed, Not Included
Dropping Pipet 1 Needed, Not Included
Paper Towels Needed, Not Included
Safety Goggles Needed, Not Included
Laboratory Coat Needed, Not Included
Matches or Bunsen Burner Needed, Not Included
Red and Blue Food Coloring (optional) Needed, Not Included

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