Esters: The Secret of Natural and Synthetic Fragrances

Students investigate esters, make an ester and detect esters in natural foods and plants. In this esters lesson plan, students detect smells of hidden objects, produce an ester using peas, brown sugar and apple and demonstrate how to make a synthetic ester in the lab.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Chemistry
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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