Ethanol as a solvent

Ethanol as a solvent
Ethanol as a solvent


Ethanol is a short-chain alcohol with a hydrophobic residue (alkane chain) and a hydrophilic residue (hydroxy group). Ethanol can therefore dissolve water and oil. In this experiment, the students find out that ethanol is a versatile solvent because of this property.

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Universal pencil LD
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Graduated pipette 10 ml LD
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Pipetting ball (Peleus ball) LD
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Test tube rack metal, 20 mm Ø LD
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Dropping pipette 150 mm x 7 mm Ø LD
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Test tube Fiolax 16 mm x 160 mm LD
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Rubber stopper solid, 14...18 mm Ø LD
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Beaker Boro 3.3, 400 ml, squat LD
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Laboratory safety goggles LD
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Ethanol, denaturated, 1 l LD
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