Ocean Acidification

This Ocean Acidification activity & project also includes:

Combat ocean acidification with bubbles. Young engineers create a system that reduces the acidity of water. Dry ice in water helps simulate ocean acidity, and blowing bubbles into the water results in a gas exchange that neutralizes the acidity to create a visually stimulating activity that helps scholars better understand the concept.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Be sure to explain safety procedures before handling dry ice or the universal pH indicator solution
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should have familiarity with acidity and the pH scale
  • Requires some prior preparation
Pros

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  • Lists some detailed, step-by-step instructions for the activity
Cons

  • None