Mortar & Pestle, 30mL
This kit includes: A mortar and pestle
Experiment - Alka-Seltzer Experiment
- 2 Clear glasses
- 2 Alka-Seltzer tablets (preferably original formula effervescent)
- Mortar and pestle
- Clock with seconds hand
What to do:
Break the experiment into two sections:
A. Whole Tablet
- Fill a clear glass with exactly 8 oz. of room temperature or lukewarm water.
- Drop 1 whole Alka-Seltzer tablet into the water.
- Measure and record the time to completely dissolve.
B. Powdered Tablet
- Place 1 Alka-Seltzer tablet into mortar and grind to a fine powder with the pestle.
- Move the powder into the clear glass. (Note: It's important to have the powder in the glass before adding water.)
- Add 8 oz. of water to the glass.
- Measure and record the time to dissolve.