Christmas and Poinsettia Science

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An interesting series of Christmas science experiments can be run using the extract from poinsettias. Students will enjoy extracting and using the pigments from poinsettia leaves in this set of hands-on wet labs! Poinsettia extract is an acid base indicator so it turns color in common acids and bases. In addition there are other science investigations that can be performed. Perfect for middle school students and secondary students! All the activities below are completely described and include all the procedures and result tables.

-preparation of poinsettia extract
-use of poinsettia extract as pH indicator
-layering of poinsettia extract
-chromatography of poinsettia extract
-dialysis of poinsettia extract
-simple chemical analysis of poinsettia extract
-how-to-make poinsettia paper for painting with acids and bases

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The Water Christmas Tree

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This individual resource is also part of a Christmas Science Bundle. You will receive a festive 25% discount on this product as well as the other resources in that bundle!

Christmas Science BUNDLE

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Christmas and Poinsettia Science
Christmas and Poinsettia Science
Christmas and Poinsettia Science
Christmas and Poinsettia Science