IS8106 AP® Chemistry Lab #6: What’s In That Bottle?


Students will identify unknown chemicals based on laboratory testing of their physical and chemical properties. Students will identify the 4 different kinds of bonds that exist in chemicals: ionic, polar covalent, nonpolar covalent and metallic. Students review the properties of each solid using various tests. The activity contains enough materials for 15 groups of students as well as a Teacher’s Guide and Student Study Guide Copymasters. Meets Big Idea 2, Investigation 6, Primary Learning Objective 2.22.

Kit Includes:
10g Ammonium Chloride
10g Calcium Carbonate
10g Magnesium Oxide
10g Potassium Nitrate
10g Benzoic Acid
10g Salicylic Acid
10g Aluminum Metal
10g Calcium Metal
10g Paraffin Wax
10g Zinc Metal
10g Sodium Acetate
10g Cupric Sulfate, anhydrous
10g Sodium Carbonate
10g Sucrose
10g Copper Metal
10g Sodium Bicarbonate
10g Cupric Sulfate Pentahydrate
10g Magnesium Metal
10g Sodium Chloride
10g Urea
30mL Universal Indicator
30mL Hydrochloric Acid, 0.1M
30mL Sodium Hydroxide, 0.1M
30mL Ethanol 95%
30mL Hexanes
30mL Phenolphthalein 1%
30mL Deionized Water
32 Melting Point Tubes
LED Conductivity Tester

DOT Info:
Small quantity exemption 173.4
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WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Respirable crystalline silica, Phenolphthalein/Methanol/Methyl isobutyl ketone and n-Hexane, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. For more information go to

SKU: IS8106 Category: