Christmas Lab - Casein Coagulation - Milk Plastic Ornaments

Christmas Lab - Casein Coagulation - Milk Plastic Ornaments
Christmas Lab - Casein Coagulation - Milk Plastic Ornaments
Christmas Lab - Casein Coagulation - Milk Plastic Ornaments
Christmas Lab - Casein Coagulation - Milk Plastic Ornaments
Christmas Lab - Casein Coagulation - Milk Plastic Ornaments
Christmas Lab - Casein Coagulation - Milk Plastic Ornaments
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In this LAB your students will isolate the protein casein by disrupting the micelles in a milk suspension using heat and pH alteration. And in the process they will also make some holiday ornaments!

This lab is ready to print and give to your students!

Lab Includes:

  • Purpose
  • Information & connections between the topics listed below
  • Materials
  • Procedure
  • Assessment questions

Topics covered in lab:

  • Macromolecules, polymers & monomers
  • Emulsions
  • Solubility
  • Micelles (hydrophilic/hydrophobic)
  • Milk plastic
  • Protein isolation

You will need (per group):

  • milk
  • vinegar
  • microwave or hotplate
  • 2 beakers
  • strainer, cheese cloth, or fabric (ex. t-shirt)
  • paper towel
  • cookie cutters
  • Optional: glitter, food coloring, markers

Happy Holidays!

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Freebie - Christmas Tree Ecology - Balsam Fir

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