Aspirin is one of the world's oldest medicines. It is not only used as a pain killer but also used effectively in treating various forms of arthritis and in reducing the incidence of heart disease.
In this activity students synthesise aspirin and analyse their product using a variety of analytical techniques.
- Age group: 16-18
- Duration: 6h
- Number of students: 40
- Students per group: 10
- Number of supervisors: 6
- Cost: £2600
Aspirin, the wonder medicine, aimed at 16-18 year olds
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