Chemistry Supply List

Acid-Base Chemistry

A universal indicator (pH = 1-13)

Alternatively red cabbage solutions can be used as indicators.

Test solutions (lemon juice, vinegar, tomato juice, milk, water from different sources, antacid, milk of magnesia, household ammonia, toothpaste, aspirin, vitamin C, scouring powder, detergent, shampoo and conditioner) Buffer solutions at pH = 2,4,6,8,10

Small glass vials (10 mL) with caps

 

Chemical and Physical Changes

Water

Vinegar

Hydrogen Peroxide (3% solution)

Epsom salt

Baking soda

Alka-Seltzer tablets

Potato

Powdered laundry detergent

Empty film containers

Ice

Boiling water

Beakers or clear plastic cups

 

Chromatography: Food Coloring

1 bottle of 5% isopropyl alcohol

1 bottle of 20% isopropyl alcohol

1 bottle of 70% isopropyl alcohol

1 bottle water

1 10 mL plastic syringe

1 C-18 "Sep- Pak" chromatographic bed (obtained from Waters Associates, Milford, MA) (1mL volume tube is OK)

1 piece of white paper

1 clear plastic cup with 10 drops of red food coloring + 10 mL water 1 clear plastic cup with 10 drops of blue food coloring + 10 mL water

 

Chromatography: Grape Soda

1 Grape Soda Pop

1 C-18 "Sep- Pak" chromatographic bed (obtained from Waters Associates, Milford, MA) (1mL volume tube is OK)

1 Graduated cylinder

4 100 mL beakers

4 small test tubes

1 bottle of 5% isopropyl alcohol

1 bottle of 20% isopropyl alcohol

1 bottle of isopropyl alcohol

Distilled water

25 or 50 mL plastic syringe

 

Chromatography: T-shirts

100% cotton T-shirt

Prang markers

Water

Plastic wrap

Plastic tub

 

Light Sticks

3 light sticks of the same color

Container of hot water (no warmer than 70 oC)

Container of cold water