Applied Strategy: Inquiry-based Learning
Single class period (< 90 mins)
In this CLAW (Chemistry Laboratory Alternative Work) At-Home experiment, students will perform an experiment using household chemicals and materials. It was designed as a substitute for in-person laboratories, usually performed at the college level, during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it may also be used as an experiment that students can carry out in the lab or for student projects.
The objective of this at-home experiment is to observe the relationship between the absorbance and concentration of blue Gatorade powder using spectrophotometry. This relationship can then be used to estimate the sugar content in a liquid Gatorade drink.
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