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Thames and Kosmos Chem C1000 Chemistry KitThames and Kosmos Chem C1000 Chemistry Kit
Thames and Kosmos Chem C1000 Chemistry Kit
16853

• Set up your lab and learn how to safely handle lab equipment and chemicals
• Professional quality equipment helps you make the most of your experiments
• Learn about indicators with litmus solution and write a message in invisible ink.
• Experiment with air pressure, surface tension, and physical properties of fluids
• Get exposure to a broad range of chemical phenomena
• Provides clear instructions, explanations, and asks and answers questions
• Thorough safety precautions and instructions ensure safe experimentation.
• 80-page, full-color experiment manual
• 125 diverse experiments.
• Ages 10 and up.


Enroll in CHEM C1000 and prepare for a lifetime of fascination with this essential science through 125 diverse experiments. Start with an introduction to the field of chemistry and famous chemists. Set up your lab space and learn how to safely handle the lab equipment and chemicals. Learn about indicators with litmus solution and write a secret message in invisible ink. Test the inks from your colored markers on the chromatography racetrack to reveal their different color components. Experiment with air pressure, surface tension, and the physical properties of fluids. Experiment with two well-known metals, iron and copper. Investigate carbon dioxide. Dissolve metals with electrochemical reactions. Explore water and its elements, saturated and unsaturated solutions, and crystals. Split water into hydrogen and oxygen with electrolysis, and form oxygen from hydrogen peroxide. Experiment with soaps, detergents, and emulsions of water and oil. Investigate chemistry in the kitchen by experimenting with sugar, honey, starch, eggs and proteins, fatty acids, and calcium. Begin to build a strong foundation in chemistry with exposure to a broad range of chemical phenomena and hands-on laboratory experiences. This kit provides clear instructions for preparing and performing the experiments, offers safety advice, offers explanations for the observed occurrences, and asks and answers questions about the results. Thorough safety precautions and instructions ensure safe experimentation. Professional quality equipment helps you make the most of your chemistry experiments. The 80-page, full-color experiment manual guides aspiring young chemists through each of the 125 experiments. Ages 10 and up.

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$64.95 Each
Molecular Model KitMolecular Model Kit
Molecular Model Kit
15173

Build 3-D models of molecules! Each atom center is designed to accept bonds at the proper angle which gives the appearance of molecular bonding. Molecular sets are easily constructed using the plastic components. 12 sets each: 2 black tetrahedral carbon centers 2 Blue tetrahedral nitrogen centers 6 Green univalent chlorine centers 4 Red diunivalent oxygen centers 1 Yellow diunivalent sulfur center 8 White univalent hydrogen centers 20 Plastic bond connectors 4 Flexible connectors Teacher's Guide and reproducible student worksheet are included.

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pH, Indicators & Dyes STEM Kit
pH, Indicators & Dyes STEM Kit
17008

This kit is a unique teaching tool for introducing your students to the chemistry behind plant pigments (the blueberry biopigment cyanidan) and how they can be used as pH indicators and fabric dyes. They use their knowledge to create their own pH test strips and evaluate them against a commercial type. Includes materials for four detailed activities featuring "model" and "inquiry" investigation paths – a total of 11 investigational activities, which can accommodate up to 40 students! Also contains a DVD with PDF Teacher and Student Guides and other digital content (see below). Covered concepts include: data analysis, accuracy vs. precision, biopigment structure, pH, pH scale, pH indicators, stains and dyes, acids, bases, acid-base interactions, solutions, and self ionization of water. STEM based curriculum kits accent the scientific method and independent inquiry featuring hands-on learning materials and exciting interactive digital content that can be accessed on a computer, tablet or your mobile device. Kits contain structured, guided, and open investigations, at introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels, to make inquiry based learning affordable and fun. Requires additional household materials for independent investigations. Student activity PDFs have a special Typewriter functionality allowing them to take notes, record experimental data, and answer analysis questions. They simply e-mail their worksheets back to you!


This kit is a unique teaching tool for introducing your students to the chemistry behind plant pigments (the blueberry biopigment cyanidan) and how they can be used as pH indicators and fabric dyes. They use their knowledge to create their own pH test strips and evaluate them against a commercial type. Includes materials for four detailed activities featuring "model" and "inquiry" investigation paths – a total of 11 investigational activities, which can accommodate up to 40 students! Also contains a DVD with PDF Teacher and Student Guides and other digital content (see below). Covered concepts include: data analysis, accuracy vs. precision, biopigment structure, pH, pH scale, pH indicators, stains and dyes, acids, bases, acid-base interactions, solutions, and self ionization of water. STEM based curriculum kits accent the scientific method and independent inquiry featuring hands-on learning materials and exciting interactive digital content that can be accessed on a computer, tablet or your mobile device. Kits contain structured, guided, and open investigations, at introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels, to make inquiry based learning affordable and fun. Requires additional household materials for independent investigations. Student activity PDFs have a special Typewriter functionality allowing them to take notes, record experimental data, and answer analysis questions. They simply e-mail their worksheets back to you!

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$67.50 Each
Shampoo Evaluation Kit
Shampoo Evaluation Kit
46256

An investigative study into the chemical nature of commercial shampoos. The student can perform the following experiments: pH determination; solid content determination; determination of flash foam formation; determination of foam retention time; determination of relative viscosity; India Ink dispersion test and determination of cost per 5 ml of shampoo. Each kit provides materials for 12 pairs of students. Grades 8-12.

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$87.50 Each
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Food and You Kit
Food and You Kit
46248

Introduces students to the value of food, its chemical substance and teaches the nature of food stuffs. Experiments: starch test, sugar test, lipids (fat) test, protein test, vitamin C test. Contains: iodine potassium iodide solution, biuret solution, vegetable oil, sudan IV solution. Benedicts mixture A, benedicts B, starch, glucose, absorbic acid, indophenol, protein, test tubes, droppers, instructions and background materials. Grades 5-9.

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$80 Each $119.00 Each
Coliform Test Kit (Deluxe 25 Test Tube Kit)
Coliform Test Kit (Deluxe 25 Test Tube Kit)
15180

Specifically designed to dramatically and vividly show the classroom a pollutant in water, this kit is designed to permit students the opportunity of determining the presence of animal waste by seeing a dramatic color change that occurs in a lactose broth, students can determine if E coli are present. Grades 7-12.

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$99.50 Each
Environmental Ecology Kit
Environmental Ecology Kit
15179

Observe the effects of 3 doses of gamma irradiation on seeds and compare with control seeds. Rye grass and mung bean seeds have a short germination period, so students can see the effects within 48 hours and the experiment can be completed within 2 weeks. Kit contains enough for 30 students to work individually.

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$69.95 Each
Air Pollution Test Kit
Air Pollution Test Kit
15177

Learn concepts of air pollution and its harmful effects using one form of a common air pollutant, sulfur dioxide on experiments with plant life. This kit provides instruction, apparatus and materials to experiment with plant seedlings exposed to a sulfur dioxide atmosphere at a known concentration which produces an effect on plant life that can easily be observed within several days.

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$99.00 Each
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Detective's Casebook (40 Student Kit)
Detective's Casebook (40 Student Kit)
14909

Your students will become junior detectives, honing their forensic skills by solving the mysteries surrounding a fictitious "crime scenario". They'll conduct a series of forensic analysis activities to determine if a crime has been committed. Each activity is centered around a particular analysis technique to include toxicology, chromatography, finger printing, document analysis and simulated blood typing.

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$51 Each $69.95 Each
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Exploring Groundwater Contamination (Kit)
Exploring Groundwater Contamination (Kit)
14906

Visualize the potential contamination of groundwater. Construct mini-groundwater simulation models showing the movement of a simulated, colored pollutant. Determine under what conditions contamination occurs from a variety of sources such as spill, farms, and buried tanks and how polluted groundwater eventually reaches the drinking water supply. In the process, students learn about the water cycle, water quality, ppm and ppb pollutant contamination, porosity of soils, and other related concepts. Grades 6-10.

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Cleaning Up Oil Spills (40 Student Kit)
Cleaning Up Oil Spills (40 Student Kit)
14905

Observe the use of microbes for oil degradation. Model various spill scenarios and monitor the effectiveness of the provided freeze-dried oil-degrading microbe mixture in remediating the waste. Set up a simulated oil spill in water and treat it with the special microbial product to observe the physical changes degradation of oil film over time. Additionally, they simulate three spill scenarios on beach sand, gravel and cobbles in order to observe the difference in degradation rates. The class also explores bioremediation methods for other waste chemicals and compares their effectiveness to traditional clean-up methods. Grades 7-10.

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$58 Each $79.95 Each
Zinc metal, lab grade, mossy - 2.5kg
Sodium iodide, lab grade, granular - 100g
Potassium Iodide, lab grade, granular - 100g
Zinc metal, reagent, 20-300mesh, granular - 500g
Oxygen Dissolved Kit
Oxygen Dissolved Kit
14531

Proper dissolved oxygen levels are essential for aquatic ecosystems. A dissolved oxygen level of 5 mg/L or greater will support healthy growth of most fish species. Other applications include monitoring in waste water treatment plants, determination of BOD and COD. This test kit uses an adaptation of the Winkler method to determine dissolved oxygen. Includes 100 tests.

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$72.60 Each