Detection reaction for unsaturated fats © Christian Herdt/Siemens Stiftung 2016 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Detection reaction for unsaturated fats

Photo series:
Seven photos show the different steps of an experiment for detecting unsaturated fats using iodine and starch.
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The first photo shows the preparation for the experiment, and photos 2 through 6 show the experiment being conducted. The seventh photo shows the result of the experiment.
The photos can be displayed in succession. For each photo, an explanation can be displayed and hidden.

Information and ideas:
The photos are also available as individual media files on the media portal of the Siemens Stiftung.
Interactive graphic
Grade 7 to 9
Middle/high school
Chemical compound; Chemical reaction; Fats
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