Acquaint your students with the variety of procedures used in testing unknowns against known standards for the presence of narcotics. Techniques employed include TLC, testing polarity/p of molecules, urinalysis, and more. The activity comes with enough materials for 24 students working in groups of 6 or 4. This kit is ideal for high school age students.
Silica Gel plates
Tox Elute Columns
Sulfuric Acid 10%
Rf Value Cards
.1 N HCI
If above powders are in tablet form, please crush them into powder before using
Materials needed but not included:
|Glass Jars or beakers|
Test tube clamps
Graduated Cylinders, 10 ml
Beakers, 100 and 50 mls
|Labels and markers|
UV Lamp(black light, strong sunlight, plant light, goggle cabinets also work)
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