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Introduction to Oxidation-Reduction (Redox) Reactions (limited shelf life)

kit #88

In this introduction to oxidation-reduction, students work independently to determine:
♦ The relative tendency of metal to lose electrons
♦ The relative tendency of halogens to gain electrons
Students place pieces of zinc, lead and copper in solutions of metallic ions to test their relative reducing ability. Then, they compare and determine the relative oxidizing strength of certain halogen elements: chlorine, bromine and iodine. This highly visible and safe activity is an excellent introduction to a very important chemical concept. This Lab-Aid is complete for 50 students, but has a limited shelf-life.


Content List in Introduction to Oxidation-Reduction (Redox) Reactions (limited shelf life) is as follows:

Quantity Description
1 Teacher's Guide with MSDS
32 Student Worksheets and Guides
12 Chemplates®, LAB-AIDS®
1 Copper Shot, Package
1 Lead Shot, Package
1 Zinc Shot, Package
4 Droppers
1 Copper II Nitrate Solution, Bottle
1 Lead II Nitrate Solution, Bottle
1 Zinc Nitrate Solution, Bottle
1 Chlorine Water, Bottle
1 Bromine Water, Bottle
1 Iodine Solution, Bottle
2 Organic Solvent, Bottle
1 Sodium Bromide Solution, Bottle
1 Sodium Chloride Solution, Bottle
1 Sodium Iodide Solution, Bottle
Number of students
Number of groups
Maximum 12 groups per period

To complete this kit requires one ~50-minute class period.

Title Item # Price Quantity
Introduction to Oxidation-Reduction (Redox) Reactions (limited shelf life) 88 $139.35
Introduction to Oxidation-Reduction (Redox) Reactions REFRESH-A-KIT 88-RC $95.85
Introduction to Oxidation-Reduction (Redox) Reactions BILINGUAL ENG/SP 88-BL $141.70