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Innovating Science™ Small Group Learning: Properites Of Soaps And Detergents

Though similar in function, soaps and detergents differ in chemistry and performance. Students will examine the similarities and differences in the properties of soap, hand dishwashing detergent, and machine dishwashing detergent.

Manufacturer:  Aldon Corporation IS9351SGL

Catalog No. S40753

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  • Activities include testing pH, examining the effect of soap and detergent on the surface tension of water, foaming ability, fat emulsification, and the performance of soap and detergent in hard water.
  • Kit contains enough materials for 5 groups
  • Teacher's Manual and Student Study Guide copymasters are included
  • Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
  • Disciplinary Core Ideas: PS1.A; PS1.B
  • Performance Expectations: MS-PS1-3; HS-PS1-3
  • Cross Cutting Concepts: Patterns; Structure and Function
  • Engineering Practices: Planning and Carrying Out Investigations; Obtaining, Evaluating and Communicating Information


Next Gen Aligned
7 to 14
Consumer Chemistry
Cardboard Box Kit
13 to 20
10 mL Liquid Soap; 10 mL Dishwashing Detergent (Hand); 10 mL Dishwashing Detergent (Machine); 20 mL Vegetable Oil; 20 mL Calcium Chloride, 5% Solution; 20 Disposable Medicine Cups; 20 Polystyrene Test Tubes; 20 Capillary Tubes; 20 Graduated Plastic Pipettes; 1 Pkg/50 Universal Indicator Strips
Education Kit
9 x 6 x 4 in.
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