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Carolina ChemKits®: Understanding pH Measurement Kit

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Grades 9–12. In this inquiry-based activity, students learn about pH and the use of red and blue litmus paper, universal pH paper, and common liquid indicators, such as methyl red, bromthymol blue, and phenolphthalein. Students determine the pH of known and unknown acids and bases, measure the pH of various household products, and demonstrate that carbon dioxide in water is acidic.

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Grades 9-12. In this inquiry-based activity, students learn about pH and the use of red and blue litmus paper, universal pH paper, and common liquid indicators, such as methyl red, bromthymol blue, and phenolphthalein. Students determine the pH of known and unknown acids and bases, measure the pH of various household products, and demonstrate that carbon dioxide in water is acidic. The kit contains numerous extension activities, including how to calculate the Ka of a weak acid, how to measure accurately the pH of rain, and how to make litmus paper.

Materials are sufficient for 30 students working in groups of 3.

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Materials are sufficient for 30 students working in groups of 3.

Components Qty Included?
Spectral pH Paper Dispenser (pH 1.0-14.0) 1 Included
Litmus Acid/Base Indicator Strips 1 Included
Reaction Trays, 20 well 10 Included
Bromothymol Blue, 0.04%, 15 mL 2 Included
Methyl Red, 0.02%, 15 mL 2 Included
Phenolphthalein, 1%, 15 mL 2 Included
1 M Hydrochloric Acid, 15 mL 2 Included
1 M Sodium Hydroxide, 15 mL 2 Included
0.1 M Acetic Acid, 15 mL 2 Included
0.1 M Sodium Bicarbonate, 15 mL 2 Included
Straws 12 Included
pH Charts, 1-14 10 Included
Teacher’s Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Stirring Rods 10 Needed, Not included
Graduated Cylinders 10 Needed, Not included
Small Beakers, 50-150 mL 30 Needed, Not included
Household Liquids (e.g., liquid soaps, shampoos, detergents, window cleaners) Needed, Not included
Beverages (e.g., coffee, tea, water, soft drinks, fruit juices) Needed, Not included
Food Items (e.g., tomato, lemon, apple, orange) Needed, Not included
Medical Items (e.g., aspirin, ibuprofen, milk of magnesia) Needed, Not included
Paper and Tape Needed, Not included
Pencils and Markers Needed, Not included
Safety Goggles Needed, Not included
Lab Aprons Needed, Not included
Paper Towels Needed, Not included

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