Step 1: Making Homemade Sodium Acetate From Scratch
~ 1 16 oz. box of baking soda (sodium bicarbonate)
~ 1 gallon jug of distiled white vinegar (acedic acid)
~ 1 clean pot for boiling (5.5 quart or larger)
~ 1 clean pot for filtering (4 quarts or larger)
~ 1 pack of coffee filters (basket style)
~ 1 small wire mesh strainer (Big enough to hold coffee filter)
~ 1 stove
~ 1 cup measuring cup for pouring hot solution through filter.
~ 1 large clean cooking spoon for removing samples while boiling.
~ 2 small dark dishes for holding samples (custard cups)
~ 1 clean jar to hold final solution