Students learn about an innovative greener alternative to the polyester manufacturing process as they investigate chemical bonds, fibers, pigments and dyes by extracting natural dyes and experimenting with pH and mordants.
Students extend the lifetime of a renewable product, a polylactic acid (PLA) plastic cup, by chemically converting the cup into a cleaning solution via a base hydrolysis.
NEW! Kit available from Flinn Scientific.
Supplement the PLA Lab with a titration extension.