Ethanol you say…?

We have spoken about ethanol in class.  In case you have forgotten, and to those who are not chemistry trained, ethanol is more commonly referred to as alcohol – the type that responsible adults drink.

Year 11’s: We fermented our own alcohol, but did not distil it to make it more pure.  The following video shows you how.

Year 12’s: You did the fermentation prac last year.  You will be using the distillation apparatus to purify the ester for your summative prac next term.

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