Innovating Science Properties of Toothpaste , Small Group Learning

Item #: 2001879

A hands-on, small group consumer chemistry activity is a perfect addition to your science program.

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In this activity, students will investigate several properties of toothpaste samples, provided in the kit, including presence of fluoride, pH, abrasiveness, and foaming ability. As a second activity, students will use the included materials to create their own toothpaste. This kit has all of the materials needed for 5 groups, including a teacher's manual and student study guide copy masters.

Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS):
  • Disciplinary Core Ideas: PS1.A; PS1.B
  • Performance Expectations: MS-PS1-2; MS-PS1-3
  • Cross Cutting Concepts: Patterns; structure and function
  • Engineering Practices: Analyzing and interpreting data; obtaining, evaluating and communicating information
Kit Includes:
  • 10mL Hydrochloric Acid
  • 50mL Glycerin
  • 10g Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
  • 10g Gum, Arabic
  • 50g Calcium Carbonate
  • 3 Tubes of Toothpaste
  • 20 Universal Indicator Strips
  • 20 Fluoride Test Strips
  • 5 Acetate Sheets
  • 15 Polystyrene Test Tubes
  • 15 Graduated Plastic Pipettes