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Visking Tubing

This resource describes a visual way of demonstrating diffusion through a semi-permeable membrane. It can be used as a model for the human gut or for investigating the effect of amylase on starch. Two standard tests are used. The first uses iodine to test for starch and the second test uses Benedict’s reagent to test for the presence of reducing sugars, such as glucose.

This resource was produced following National Science & Engineering Week 2013, during which teachers and technicians nominated their favourite demonstrations to be turned into video resources with accompanying written guides.

This resource was funded by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation.

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