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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.
Science Fair Project Ideas:
- Which has more glucose-homemade or store-bought jam? You could try
different brands of jams and jellies, including some with artificial
- Do lemons, limes, oranges, or grapefruits have more vitamin C? What
about orange juice or lemon juice from the store vs. fresh? What about juice from concentrate?
- Does canning or freezing change the nutrition of fruits and vegetables?
Test fresh and preserved foods.