Chemical glassware on a periodic table

Planning an Active, Hands-On Chemistry Course with Carolina Kits

Whether you’re a new or experienced chemistry teacher, look to Carolina for your hands-on chemistry needs. Our kits are designed with your teaching goals in mind. Engage students with activities that allow them to explore science and engineering practices, master challenging concepts, think critically, and solve problems. Our unique chemistry kit-lines help you tailor hands-on activities to your students’ learning needs and facilitate your planning and preparation.

Chemicals safely stored in a chemical tray

Chemical Hygiene Plans for Science Classrooms

A chemical hygiene plan (CHP) is a written program stating the policies, procedures, and responsibilities that serve to protect employees from the health hazards associated with the hazardous chemicals used in that particular workplace.

Variety of chemical symbols

General Rules for Chemical Storage

First, identify any specific requirements regarding the storage of chemicals from: local, state, and federal regulations insurance carriers Criteria for […]

An acid-base titration

Titrations: Techniques and Calculations

A titration is one of the most common quantitative lab techniques for determining the concentration of an unknown chemical. The power of the process is its simplicity, as there is a visual indication, a color change, that allows the reaction process to be monitored and the amounts of reactants measured.

Colorful liquids

Acid-Base Indicators

This introduction to acid-base indicators includes a helpful table of Carolina’s indicator ranges, the pH values of common household acids and bases, plus a fun invisible ink demonstration that you and your students will enjoy.

two clear liquids are combined to form a yellow precipitate

Examples of Chemical Change

By exploring the basics of this topic, students will build an understanding of the molecules that make up the world around them. In this article, we will provide you with the basics on the topic, as well as examples of chemical change that you can share with your class. 

dry ice chemistry demo

Foaming Rainbow Demonstration

Dry ice is added to a basic solution of dish detergent and universal indicator. Commercially, dry ice is used as […]