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Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments by Barbara Barbara Fritchman Thompson Thompson, Robert Robert Bruce Thompson Thompson

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Chapter 11. Carbohydrates and Lipids

Equipment and Materials

You’ll need the following items to complete this lab session. (The standard kit for this book, available from www.thehomescientist.com, includes the items listed in the first group.)

Materials from Kit

  • Goggles

  • Barfoed’s reagent

  • Beaker, 250 mL

  • Benedict’s reagent

  • d-glucose (dextrose)

  • graduated cylinder, 10 mL

  • Gram’s iodine stain

  • Hydrochloric acid

  • Pipettes

  • Reaction plate, 24-well

  • Seliwanoff’s reagent

  • Slides (flat) and coverslips

  • Sudan III stain

  • Test tubes

  • Test tube rack

Materials You Provide

  • Gloves

  • Butane lighter (or other flame source)

  • Butter

  • Diet sweetener

  • Fruit juice (unsweetened)

  • Hair dryer (optional)

  • Honey

  • Isopropanol

  • Marking pen

  • Microscope

  • Microwave oven

  • Milk (whole)

  • Non-dairy creamer

  • Onion

  • Paper bag (brown)

  • Peanut ...

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