During this activity, your students will become acquainted with the variety of procedures used in testing unknown substances 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
Note: 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 holder
Test tube clamps
Graduated Cylinders, 10 ml
Beakers, 100 and 50 mls
|Labels and markers|
Water bath (optional)
UV Lamp (black light, strong sunlight, plant light, goggle cabinets also work)
Choose from a full or a refill kit.