QCE Together Year 12 Chemistry: Saponification

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Saponification

What is Saponification?

This video will go through saponification for QCE Chemistry.

4.1.4 – Organic Materials: Structure and Function

  • Describe, using equations, the base hydrolysis (saponification) of fats (triglycerides) to produce glycerol and its long chain fatty acid salt (soap), and explain how their cleaning action and solubility in hard water is related to their chemical structure

 

Soaps and Detergents

This video investigates the structure and action of soaps and detergents, and their properties and functions in relation to how they work to remove dirt.

 

How Soaps Are Made

This video goes through how soaps are made.

 

How Does Soap Work?

This video introduces the definition of soap, the early origins of soap, and the science behind how soap functions.

 

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