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Optional MicroCHEM Kit


This kit is an optional lab set of additional hands-on experiments for students who want more challenging lab experiences for Exploring Creation with Chemistry. It contains 26 chemicals, 27 pieces of equipment, a handy storage container, and a well-organized manual with 17 lessons. The kit contains enough supplies for every experiment to be completed 5 times. 

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Lab equipment may only be shipped to an address in the 48 contiguous United States. Please note that lab equipment, which includes this kit, is not eligible for return or refund.
Referenced in Exploring Creation with Chemistry, this kit is for those students who want to do extra experiments and includes everything they need.

Supplies included in this kit:

  • Complete instruction manual
  • 9-volt battery
  • 15mL, 30mL, 150mL plastic beakers
  • 50mL glass beaker
  • Capillary tubes
  • Chromatography paper
  • Conductivity apparatus
  • Cotton swabs
  • Electrolysis device
  • Felt-tip pen with black, water-soluble ink
  • 10mL plastic graduated cylinder
  • 1.0mL measuring spoon
  • Graduated, mini, and thin stem pipets
  • Plastic toothpicks
  • 96-well reaction plate
  • 24-well reaction plate
  • Rubber bands
  • 15 cm ruler
  • Safety goggles
  • Fine sandpaper
  • Spring clamp
  • 6 x 50 mm test tubes
  • 12 x 75 mm test tubes
  • Celsius thermometer (-10? to 102?C)
  • Washing bottle
  • Wire gauze
  • Wood splints
  • Lab Manual
  • Chemicals and other supplies:
  • Acetic acid, 0.1 M solution
  • Calcium nitrate, 0.1 M solution
  • Copper nitrate, 0.1 M solution
  • Hydrochloric acid, 0.1 M solution
  • Lead nitrate, 0.1 M solution
  • Potassium Hydroxide, 0.1 M solution
  • Potassium idodide, 0.1 M solution
  • Sodium acetate, 0.1 M solution
  • Sodium hydroxide, 0.1 M solution
  • Sodium oxalate, 0.1 M solution
  • Sodium sulfate, 0.1 M solution
  • Sodium thiosulfate, 0.1 M solution
  • Zinc nitrate, 0.1 M solution
  • Magnesium sulfate
  • Potassium hydrogen phthalate
  • Cetyl alcohol
  • Palmitic acid
  • Bromophenol blue indicator
  • Glycerin
  • Phenolphthalein indicator paper
  • Universal indicator paper
  • Metals:
    • Copper
    • Lead
    • Nickel
    • Zinc

Lab Experiments in the kit correlated with Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Chemistry:

  • Paper Chromatography (to be used with Apologia’s Module 4)
  • Melting Points, Super Cooling (Module 4)
  • Electrical Conductivity of Several Solutions (Module 3)
  • Mole Ratios (Module 6)
  • Double Replacement Reactions (Module 11)
  • Oxidation-Reduction (Module 16)
  • Decomposition (Module 5)
  • Boyle’s Law (Module 12)
  • Charles’s Law (Module 12)
  • Solubility Product Constant (Module 11)
  • PH and PH Indicators (Module 15)
  • A Microscale Titration (Module 10)
  • Molar Mass by Titration (Module 10)
  • A Buffer Solution (Module 10)
  • Reaction Rates: The Effect of Concentration (Module 13)
  • Reaction Rates: The Effect of Temperature (Module 14)
  • Electrochemistry: Galvanic Cells (Module 16)

Additional information

Weight 8 lbs
Dimensions 14.5 × 9 × 5 in




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Naomi S.

MicroCHEM Kit

The quality looks good and everything included was neatly packed. The booklet seems easy to follow and dovetails with the Chemistry textbook. We have not used it yet, since the school year is still a few weeks away, but we look forward to a fine experience.