No Stomach for It: Investigating Antacid Medication

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You won't get a stomachache doing an investigative experiment. Pupils simulate the effect of antacids on stomach acid. Obviously, they won't be using real stomach acid; diluted hydrochloric acid serves this purpose.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have the class collate their results on a poster
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils must be familiar with pH
  • Requires a variety of materials
Pros

  • Lists detailed steps for the experiment
  • Includes some teaching notes for the instructor
Cons

  • None