Class practical Phenolphthalein is an indicator that is pink in alkaline solutions of about pH10. When the pH drops below pH 8. Phenolphthalein is an indicator that is pink in alkaline solutions of about pH10. A collection of experiments that demonstrate biological concepts and effect of temperature ph on enzyme activity. Display a printer-friendly version of this page.
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This investigation could be carried out as a demonstration at two different temperatures, or in a group of at least 5 students with each student working at a different temperature. This would allow students to collect repeat data at their allocated temperature. Or it could be an investigation carried out by one student. Electric hot water baths set to a range of temperatures, each containing a thermometer, a test-tube rack and a beaker of lipase solution. 2 g of anhydrous solid, or 14. 2 g of washing soda per litre of water.
IRRITANT at concentrations over 1. Electric water baths should be safety checked in accordance with your employer’s instructions. Take care with thermometers and brief students how to react if they are broken. Lipase solution is best freshly made, but it will keep for a day or two in a refrigerator. Phenolphthalein is described as low hazard on CLEAPSS Hazcard. IDA then make up to 1 litre with water.
Label the bottle highly flammable. Follow any hazard warning on supplier’s bottles. SAFETY: Keep the phenolphthalein solution away from sources of ignition. Wear eye protection and quickly rinse any splashes of enzyme solution or sodium carbonate from the skin. Make up lipase solution and suitable quantities of the other solutions. C, until all the ice is melted. Label a test tube with the temperature to be investigated. Add 5 drops of phenolphthalein to the test tube.
The solution should be pink. Place a thermometer in the test tube. Take care as the equipment could topple over. Place the test tube in a water bath and leave until the contents reach the same temperature as the water bath. Remove the thermometer from the test tube and replace it with a glass rod. Stir the contents of the test tube until the solution loses its pink colour. The quantities used should take approximately 4 minutes to change from pink to white at normal laboratory temperature. Students will need to use the same volume at each temperature.