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One of civilization’s oldest chemical syntheses is re-created in this lab experiment. Students perform the process of saponification and produce a usable soap product. A great biochemistry lab for physical science, chemistry, and other upper-level science classes.
One of civilization’s oldest chemical syntheses is re-created in this lab experiment. Students perform the process of saponification and produce a usable soap product. This process of making soap uses coconut oil, a triglyceride, which is hydrolyzed by sodium hydroxide and heat. A great biochemistry lab for physical science, chemistry, and other upper-level science classes. Requires 1 class period to complete. Materials are sufficient for 30 students working in pairs. DOT Class: Corrosive.
|Coconut Oil, 200 mL||1||Included|
|Peppermint Oil, 7 mL||1||Included|
|3 M Sodium Hydroxide Solution, 500 mL||1||Included|
|Sodium Chloride, 500 g||1||Included|
|Plastic Medicine Cups, 1 oz||15||Included|
|pH Paper Dispenser, pH 1-14||1||Included|
|Filter Paper Disks||30||Included|
|Teacher's Manual with Reproducible Student Guide||1||Included|
|Stirring Rods||15||Needed, Not Included|
|Flasks, 150 mL||15||Needed, Not Included|
|Beakers, 250 mL||30||Needed, Not Included|
|Graduated Cylinders, 25 mL||30||Needed, Not Included|
|Digital Scale (accurate to 0.1 g)||Needed, Not Included|
|Weigh Boats||Needed, Not Included|
|Lab Spoons||Needed, Not Included|
|Distilled Water||Needed, Not Included|
|Beaker Tongs||Needed, Not Included|
|Hot Plates or Bunsen Burners (with stands, rings, flask clamps, and wire gauze)||Needed, Not Included|
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