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The Chemistry of Food Experiment Kit is a great way to demonstrate the connections between two or more subjects – in this case, chemistry and nutrition – which is the goal of many STEM initiatives.
Learn about the chemical components of everyday foods as you test them with the chemicals provided in this kit. Perform qualitative tests for glucose, starch, protein, and vitamin C. This kit encourages students to discover through experimenting and gives them familiarity with chemistry lab procedures.
The instructions include five experiments as well as ideas for students to try on their own. Comes with test tubes, a beaker, biuret reagent, benedict's solution, indophenol, iodine, and more. You provide items like crackers and juice. With your kitchen as the lab, test whatever you're curious about!
Want to use this kit for a science fair project? See our experiment ideas below to get you started.
You might also want to order a test tube brush to make cleaning up easier.
Note: the biuret reagent has a shelf life of 12 months.
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