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Carolina ChemKits®: Production of Biodiesel Kit

Item # 841148 Exclusive

Grades 9–12. This kit addresses a timely topic—biodiesel—while practicing timeless laboratory techniques, such as titration. Students determine the quantity of reagents needed to produce a batch of biodiesel, run the reaction, and purify the finished product.

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$98.95

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Grades 9-12. This kit addresses a timely topic - biodiesel - while practicing timeless laboratory techniques, such as titration. Students determine the quantity of reagents needed to produce a batch of biodiesel, run the reaction, and purify the finished product.

The 3-step experiment fills three 50-minute classes with basic chemistry techniques and introduces students to a fascinating new fuel technology. They can even collect and use their own feedstock samples as starting material.

Materials are sufficient for 30 students working in groups of 3.

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  • This item is only available from Carolina Biological Supply Company.
  • 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.
  • This item is sold and shipped to schools and businesses only. Not available to individuals or residential addresses. Visit our Login & Registration page to learn how to create a Login and link it to an approved school or business account.
 
Components Qty Included?
Vegetable Oil, 32 oz 2 Included
Potassium Hydroxide, Granular, 50 g 1 Included
Methanol, 500 mL 2 Included
Isopropyl Alcohol, 99%, 500 mL 4 Included
0.01 M Hydrochloric Acid, 1 L 1 Included
Phenolphthalein, 1%, in 95% Ethanol, 100 mL 1 Included
Bromphenol Blue, 1%, Aqueous, 100 mL 1 Included
Plastic Pipets 4 Included
Jars with Sealing Lids, 1/2 pt 20 Included
Disposable Glass Pipets 6 Included
Teacher's Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Buret Setup with Funnels 10 Needed, Not Included
Beakers, 250 mL 12 Needed, Not Included
Beakers, 100 mL 10 Needed, Not Included
Erlenmeyer Flasks, 125 mL 10 Needed, Not Included
Distilled Water, 1 L 1 Needed, Not Included
Flask with Stopper, 1,500 mL 1 Needed, Not Included
Graduated Cylinders, 100 mL 2 Needed, Not Included
Weigh Boats 10 Needed, Not Included
Metal Scoops 10 Needed, Not Included
Hot Plates 2 Needed, Not Included
Thermometers 2 Needed, Not Included
Digital Scales (accurate to 0.01 g) 1 Needed, Not Included
Fume Hood Needed, Not Included
Collected Feedstock Samples Needed, Not Included
Paper Towels Needed, Not Included
Disposable Containers for Titrated Solutions Needed, Not Included

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