Get your students to test their fruit and vegetables for vitamin C using simple kitchen equipment and household items
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The procedure for measuring the quantity of vitamin C in fruit and vegetables is detailed below.
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The Royal Society of Chemistry would like to thank Stephen Ashworth (University of East Anglia) and Catherine Smith (Teacher, John Cleveland College, Hinckley) for their advice and suggestions during the development of this resource.
The Word document is shared under CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0.