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Carolina ChemKits®: Caffeine Extraction from Tea

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Introduce students to organic extraction techniques with this “stimulating” kit. Students take advantage of the solubility differentials in various solvents to extract and isolate caffeine from tea leaves. They then calculate percent recovery and extend their learning to a real-world application of caffeine extraction. This kit does not use toxic methylene chloride. Kit materials are sufficient for a class of 30 students working in 10 groups of 3.

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$41.50

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Introduce students to organic extraction techniques with this “stimulating” kit. Students take advantage of the solubility differentials in various solvents to extract and isolate caffeine from tea leaves. They then calculate percent recovery and extend their learning to a real-world application of caffeine extraction. This kit does not use toxic methylene chloride and requires two 55-min class periods to complete. Kit materials are sufficient for a class of 30 students working in 10 groups of 3.

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  • Limited Qty: Flammable Liquid - This product is/contains a limited quantity of a DOT regulated hazardous material. This item will not incur a hazmat fee when shipped by ground. Orders shipping to HI and AK are subject to review and may incur additional shipping charges.
 
Components Qty Included?
2-Propanol, 500 mL 1 Included
Craft Sticks 10 Included
Filter Paper Sheets 20 Included
Graduated Pipets 35 Included
One-Hole Rubber Stoppers 10 Included
Parafilm® Squares 12 Included
Sodium Carbonate, 20 g 1 Included
Sodium Chloride, 100 g 2 Included
1 M Sodium Hydroxide Solution, 120 mL 1 Included
Tea Bags 20 Included
18" Tubing 10 Included
Weighing Boats 20 Included
Teacher’s Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Beakers, 50 mL 20 Needed, Not Included
Beakers, 150 mL 10 Needed, Not Included
Beakers, 400 mL 10 Needed, Not Included
Chemical Scoops 2 Needed, Not Included
Distilled Water, 1,100 mL 1 Needed, Not Included
Electronic Balance 1 Needed, Not Included
Erlenmeyer Flasks, 120 mL 20 Needed, Not Included
Graduated Cylinders, 50 mL 4 Needed, Not Included
Graduated Cylinder, 100 mL (or larger) 1 Needed, Not Included
Heat-Resistant Mitts or Gloves 10 Needed, Not Included
Hot Plates 10 Needed, Not Included
Iron Rings 10 Needed, Not Included
Paper Towels 10 Needed, Not Included
Plastic Beakers, 600 mL (or larger) 10 Needed, Not Included
Ring Stands 10 Needed, Not Included
Scissors Needed, Not Included
Short-Stemmed Funnels 10 Needed, Not Included
Stirring Rods 10 Needed, Not Included
Lab Marker Needed, Not Included
Tap Water Needed, Not Included

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