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162 resources with the concept acids and bases

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Acid and Bases: Introduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between an acid and a base? To understand the chemical definition of acid and base, they learn about their chemical and physical properties. They identify what common compounds are acidic and basic, and determine...
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Acid and Bases: pH Scale

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why is pH important? Scholars learn about the pH scale in two of two acid/base presentations. They identify how ionization of water relates to the pH of acids and bases and look at examples on a pH scale of strong and weak acids and...
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By All Indications

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How do people determine if something is acidic or basic? Learners make their own acid-base indicators using red cabbage and then determine the acidity and alkalinity of different substances. First, they test substances of known pH and...
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Christa's Lost Lesson: Effervescence

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
How are chemical reactions affected by gravity? Learners explore the phenomenon of effervescence as part of the Christa's Lost Lessons series. They compare findings in an experiment on effervescence to a video of a similar experiment in...
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3 Egg-cellently Weird Science Experiments

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Have you ever seen an egg bounce? Three interesting and simple hands-on experiments with eggs teach basic concepts about chemical reactions. First, participants cook an egg in alcohol to learn about denaturing proteins. Then, they watch...
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Yellowstone Steaming Acid Pools of Death

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Although beautiful, Yellowstone Park has some inherent dangers. An episode of a larger Reactions series explains how the volcanic hot springs in the park affect the pH of the water as well as its temperature. Learners make connections to...
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2014 AP® Chemistry Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
More than half of AP Chemistry test takers earn a high enough score to get college credit. Improve that statistic by using past test questions including precipitate, molarity, and chemical equations to prepare for a future exam. The...
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2016 AP® Chemistry Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The College Board published the mean score on the 2016 AP Chemistry exam as a 2.69, but a minimum of a three is required to earn college credit. Help pupils study for the upcoming exam with actual test questions, sample answers, and...
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Industrial Knowledge of Acids and Bases

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Over a 10-year period, EPA regulations cost businesses less than $30 billion, while businesses saved over $82 billion. Scholars experiment with acids and bases to better understand the pH scale. Then they debate environmental regulation...
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Ocean Acidification

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Human impacts on the environment can sometimes be difficult to measure, especially under water! An activity centered on ocean acidification gives science scholars the opportunity to examine the effects of carbon dioxide on marine life....
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Virtual Lab: Standardization of NaOH with a KHP solution: Acid Base Titration

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
This is not your standard standardization lab! Take titration into the high-tech age with a simulated workbench. Learners perform titrations to standardize a sodium hydroxide solution using a KHP solution of unknown concentration....
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Virtual Lab: DNA - Dye Binding: Equilibrium and Buffer Solutions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Your class is bound to be fascinated by this virtual lab! Young biochemists explore molecules that bind to specific sites on the DNA molecule through a skillful simulation. The lesson challenges learners to create a DNA-bound solution...
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Virtual Lab: Creating a Buffer Solution

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Buffers don't just magically appear in the stockroom when you need them! Give learners a crash course in buffer basics using an interactive lab assignment. Individuals are tasked with creating a buffer with a certain pH that will react...
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Virtual Lab: Unknown Acid and Base Problem

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Looking for an easy way to give your class experience with acid-base chemistry outside the lab? Try a detailed interactive that puts them in total control! Young chemists determine the dissociation constant and concentration of an...
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Virtual Lab: Determining the pKa and Concentration Ratio of a Protein in Solution

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
It's pretty common to determine the dissociation constant for an acid or a base ... but, what about a protein? Challenge your class with a virtual lab designed to further develop their acid-base chemistry skills. Individuals determine...
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Virtual Lab: Weak Acid and Base Problems

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
You'll feel strongly about this weak acid and base virtual lab! Scholars experiment with the wonders of dissociation constants in a simulated lab environment. The accompanying written work includes buffer preparation, titration curves,...
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Virtual Lab: Strong Acid and Base Problems

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Strong acids and bases don't hesitate to dissociate! Your chemistry class won't hesitate calculating pH either, thanks to an engaging simulation. Individuals perform a series of pH determinations on paper, then use the virtual lab to...
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Virtual Lab: Determination of the pH Scale by the Method of Successive Dilutions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Where did the pH scale come from? Take a deeper look at a most important measure of ion concentration using a simulated physical determination. Young chemists prepare a series of dilutions after determining a dilution factor for the...
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Chemistry Masterclass—Chemistry Outreach

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Immerse your chemistry class in the world of organic chemistry! Science scholars isolate acetaminophen from an over-the-counter sample during an intense and interesting lab. Groups use many different separation and analysis techniques to...
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pH 4: Activity

For Students 6th - 12th
Sometimes playing games in class isn't a bad thing. Science sleuths evaluate and calculate pH and pOH with an online resource. They then manipulate concentration information and relate it during a series of puzzles.
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pH and pOH

For Students 6th - 12th
Feeling a little neutral about your pH and pOH teaching strategy? Perk it up with engaging puzzles! Young scientists relate ion concentration to pH and pOH, as well as the dissociation constant for water. The resource is available as an...
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pH 2: Activity

For Students 6th - 12th
Pupils puzzled over pH? Incorporate an interactive resource that teaches through games! Chemistry scholars use reasoning to solve puzzles that focus on determining the pH based upon hydrogen ion concentration.
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Indicators

For Students 6th - 12th
How do chemists know what indicator solution is the perfect match for the acid or base they're studying? Discover a rainbow of indicator-related properties with an Internet resource. Individuals relate the indicator solution to its...
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Chromium Oxidation States

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Colorful chromium is captivating! Science sleuths solve a series of puzzles using an interactive resource. Individuals relate the oxidation states of chromium to the colors produced when the compound is placed in acidic or basic solutions.