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Investigating Food Safety

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Investigating Food Safety is a SEPUP module designed for use in grades 6–12. The module contains a series of 8 activities that provide approximately 3 weeks of instruction.

Equipment Kit Contents

Scroll down to see the materials that are included in the Investigating Food Safety kit as well as those materials that are required but not included.

 

Materials in Investigating Food Safety equipment kit

  • 16 stir sticks
  • 16 30-mL graduated cups
  • 16 droppers
  • 16 bottles of dilute iodine with droppers
  • 8 empty 30-mL bottles, labeled "Ascorbic Acid, 10%"
  • 8 30-mL dropper bottles of:
  • sodium benzoate solution
  • sodium carbonate solution
  • vinegar
  • distilled water
  • 20% starch solution
  • pesticide test solution: 2,000 ppm iron (III) nitrate
  • 2 vials containing 25 grams solid ascorbic acid
  • 2 packets of lemon drink mix
  • 1 2-lb. bag of baker’s rapid rise yeast
  • 1 bag of dried apricots preserved using sulfur dioxide
  • 1 bag of dried apricots preserved without using sulfur dioxide
  • 1 roll of plastic wrap
  • 1 bag of dried black-eyed peas containing approximately 400 peas
  • 1 180-mL bottle of 0.1 M potassium iodide solution
  • 1 240-mL bottle for preparation of ascorbic acid stock solution
  • 16 plastic knives
  • 16 copies of the Additives List
  • 32 9-oz. plastic cups
  • 200 packets of sugar

Materials required but not provided in equipment kit:

  • 16 SEPUP trays
  • 16 pairs of safety goggles
  • 2-10 bananas, medium-sized
  • 1 knife
  • 1 large container (for soaking peas)
  • 2 large pitchers (or other 1 liter containers) with at least one lid
  • 1 long-handled spoon
  • 1 100-mL graduated cylinder
  • 1 overhead projector
  • 1 pair of scissors
  • access to warm water
  • labels or empty boxes of various processed foods
  • paper towels
  • transparency pens
  • 1 thermometer (optional)
  • 4 coverslips (optional)
  • 4 microscopes (optional)
  • 4 microscope slides (optional)

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