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Mystery PowdersAdd to list Details
Learners are given mysterious white powders and have to determine their identity with chemical tests.
Checking For StarchAdd to list Details
In this chemistry activity (page 3 of the PDF), learners will observe a chemical change, specifically what happens to iodine when it is applied to ripe and unripe apples.
Testing for Life's Molecules
In this activity, learners conduct tests for proteins, glucose, and starch.
Spit TestAdd to list Details
In this biology activity (page 8 of the PDF), learners will explore how saliva assists in the beginning of the digestive process.
Chemical Reactions in Your MouthAdd to list Details
In this chemistry activity (page 5 of the PDF), learners will see that chewing is more than just the crushing up of food; there is actually a chemical change going on at the same time.
In this activity, learners use a chemical reaction to visualize where moisture forms on the body.
Mystery Writing: Write and develop a secret messageAdd to list Details
Learners write an invisible message using lemon juice on a piece of paper. They then develop the message by soaking the paper in a dilute iodine solution.
In this activity (on pages 10-15), learners investigate starch in human diets and how plants make starch (carbohydrates) to use as their food source.
What Does Spit Do?
Some animals can swallow food whole, but humans have to chew. In this activity, learners will investigate what saliva does chemically to food before we even swallow.
In this activity, learners discover how a cabbage juice indicator helps identify acids and bases, and how iodine indicates the presence of starch.
Iodine Investigators!Add to list Details
In this activity on page 7 of the PDF (Chemistry—It’s Elemental), learners use iodine to identify foods that contain starch.
Testing Vitamin C: Chemistry's Clear SolutionAdd to list Details
In this activity on page 8 of the PDF, learners investigate vitamin C. Learners conduct a chemistry experiment to determine if Tang drink mix or orange juice contains more vitamin C.
Vitamin CAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners investigate vitamin C.