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Carolina Chemonstrations®: Super Water-Absorbent Polymers Kit

Item # 840303 Exclusive

Begin a study of polymer chemistry with this student-engaged, teacher-led demonstration. Students make predictions about the behavior of 2 water-absorbent polymers, sodium polyacrylate and polyacrylamide, and observe their extraordinary absorbency. They then illustrate how the polymers form hydrogen bonds with water and brainstorm practical applications for them.

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Begin a study of polymer chemistry with this student-engaged, teacher-led demonstration. Students make predictions about the behavior of 2 water-absorbent polymers, sodium polyacrylate and polyacrylamide, and observe their extraordinary absorbency. They then illustrate how the polymers form hydrogen bonds with water and brainstorm practical applications for them. With Carolina Chemonstrations® kits, students are active participants in demonstrations. This demonstration requires approximately 25 min and materials are sufficient for 5 demonstrations.

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Components Qty Included?
Sodium Polyacrylate, 100 g 1 Included
Sodium Polyacrylate Snow, 100 g 1 Included
Polyacrylamide, 100 g 1 Included
Plastic Cups, 9 oz 2 Included
Polystyrene Cups, 8 oz 2 Included
Teacher’s Manual 1 Included
Beakers, 250 mL 2 Needed, Not Included
Salt (NaCl) Needed, Not Included
White Paper (with large-print words, a logo, or a design) Needed, Not Included
Document Camera (optional) Needed, Not Included
Stirring Rod Needed, Not Included
Plastic Spoon Needed, Not Included

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