Students will test the solubility of each possible component of a commercially available pain reliever in an organic solvent, ethyl acetate, and in a basic aqueous solution of sodium bicarbonate. These results will help the student create a procedure that will be used to separate components in a mixture and determine percent composition. 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 3, Investigation 9, Primary Learning Objective 3.10. Kit Includes: 750mL Ethyl Acetate 750mL Sodium Bicarbonate, 10% 250mL 6.0M Hydrochloric Acid 50g Sucrose 100g Acetaminophen 100g Acetylsalicylic Acid 1 pkg pH Strips 1-14 Pkg/100 Materials needed but not included: Beakers, 100mL Erlenmeyer Flask, 125mL Filter Paper Funnels Graduated Cylinders Hot Water Bath Ice Bath Separatory Funnels Lab Stand with Ring Clamps Test Tubes Laboratory Spatulas Distilled or Deionized Water DOT Info: UN1173, Ethyl acetate, 3, II, Ltd Qty UN1789, Hydrochloric acid, 8, II, Ltd Qty WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Acetyl Salicylic Acid/Aspirin, which is known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm. For more information go to http://www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.