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Introduction to carbohydrates for beginner students. Includes a color reader, student activity pages, and materials for the experiment.

*this kit requires safety glasses, beakers, a test tube rack, and transfer pipettes from the equipment starter kit (sold separately).

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In the Carbohydrates kit, students will read the French Fries and Fizzy Pop! leveled reader and discover molecules cause different foods to have different flavors, such as sweet, sour, salty, and bitter. We taste things because the tongue is able to detect different types of molecules.

The reader is full-color with fun illustrations and includes a pronunciation guide for scientific terms. Students work through a short hands-on experiment in the student activity notebook learning about carbohydrates. Students will learn about using a control and testing for glucose in 4 unknown samples using a glucose indicator strip. Students are encouraged to repeat the glucose test experiment with other household items or to research and explore other ways indicators are used and design their own experiment. The student notebook provides question prompts for students to ask and then answer their own questions about molecules.

Inside the box:

  • 24 page full-color Reader (Lexile-Scored 250: for reading level 1-3, interest level 2-5).
  • student activity pages with assembly instructions
  • a tube with unknown #1
  • a tube with unknown #2
  • a tube with unknown #3
  • a tube with unknown #4
  • a tube with glucose (used as a control)
  • 8 glucose test strips
  • QR code for the step-by-step video tutorial where Dr. Woodbury shows your student “how to RATATAZ” the lesson.

*This box requires equipment from the equipment starter kit (sold separately) and included with the What is Chemistry? box.


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