NEW 2015 RESOURCES
Soaps and Soap Making Theme Page
This "Theme Page" has links to two types of resources related to the study of Soap and/or Soap Making. Students and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...) to help them learn about this topic. In addition, there are also links to instructional materials (lesson plans) which will help teachers provide instruction in this theme. Please read our Bubbles
This CLN Theme Pages has over a dozen links to web resources on bubbles
- formulae, experiments, tricks...
Soap Making. Its History and Techniques.
A booklet focusing on the colonial days and how the settlers had to make
their soap. Moreover, the author presents information about the earliest known
soap makers, proof of soap making by the Romans and Celtics, and the Europeans'
to Make Soap
A lesson plan, designed for grade 10-12 students, with a chemistry foundation
in the process of making soap from lard. Safety equipment and adult supervision
to Render Tallow for Soapmaking
Step-by-step instruction for rendering tallow. The author tells you what
kind of fat you'll need, where to go to get it, and what to do with it once
you get it home.
A high school/college chemistry lesson plan which involves students in
the making of soap. It also provides a significant amount of information about
the ingredients used to produce soap.
A simple activity exploring the impact of soap on water's surface tension
and how this phenomenon keeps our skin clean.
This page describes how to carve soap.
Cooking in a Modern Setting
The pros and cons of cooking soaping are discussed whether you are using
animal or vegetable fat. After a warning for safety concerns is presented,
the author gives a complete set of instructions with what to do and what not
to do for cooking soap.
A simple little activity which demonstrates the power of soap to disrupt
water's surface tension.
An extensive site that combines traditional soap making techniques from
different parts of the world for the development of this recipe. Several illustrations
and information tables are included.
This site describes how soap works. Students can also do two experiments
to see how soap works.
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