| Soap Craft (South Pacific Division)
| South Pacific Division
Arts and Crafts
| Skill Level 1
Year of Introduction: 1964
Earning this honor meets a requirement for:
1. What is soap and how is it made?
Soap is a natural fatty substance which has been reacted /mixed with lye.
2a. What "alkali metal" is used in soap?
2b. In what way does it affect the soap texture?
3. What is the fatty acid?
4a What is a detergent?
A detergent is any type of cleaner which doesn't contain / have soap as its main ingredient.
4b What is its relation to soap?
4c. Relate the advantages of a detergent and the disadvantages of soap.
5a Name some of the cleaning aids added to soap mixtures.
b. What makes soap float?
c. What makes soap hard?
6. Name four methods or formulas used in making soap transparent.
7. Name five uses of Quaternary ammonium compounds.
8. Carve an object from a bar of soap; decorate a bar of soap for a gift.
9. Complete a or b.
a. Obtain correspondence from soap-making firm about how soap is made.
b. Study and prepare from encyclopedia one to two pages explaining how soap is made.
10a. Explain two methods of making soap.
10b. Make a batch of soap by one of these methods.
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