3B. Extraction of Caffeine from Beverages

Our Team
From left to right: Beverly, Jia Zhi, Adeline (TA), Alex (TA), Shu Min (TA), Veena, Victoria


Overview
We will learn how to extract caffeine from tea bags.

Objective
We will learn techniques such as:
1. Buchner filtration
2. Solvent extraction
3. Distillation using a rotary evaporator

Achievement
The following video shows the extraction process.

Video taken by Beverly and Victoria
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