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Qualitative Analysis of Carboydrates 8-156

Target Grades: 10-14

With this kit students learn about the unique properties of carbohydrates and how to run analytical tests for characterizing various carbohydrates, starches, and sugars. Experiments include the Anthrone test for carbohydrates, iodine test for starch, Benedict’s test for reducing carbohydrates, Barfoed’s test for reducing monosaccharides, Seliwanoff’s test for ketoses, and Bial’s test for pentoses. Required, but not included: Hot plate or burner, concentrated and 3M hydrochloric acid, concentrated sulfuric acid, glassware. Designed for 24 students working in six groups of four.

Kit Contains:
Instructor Manual
Answer Key
Student Data Sheets
Material Safety Data Sheets
Methods of Assessment Manual
Benedict's Reagent Solution
Barfoed Reagent Solution
Amyl Alcohol Solution
Fructose
Glucose
Maltose
Ribose
Starch
Sucrose
Anthrone
Bial's Reagent
Ferric Chloride Solution
Iodine Solution
Seliwanoff Reagent