Classroom Resources: Acids & Bases


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  • Titrations, Strong vs Weak, Indicators, pH, Equivalence Point, Acid Base Reactions, Balancing Equations, Graphing | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Titration Curves Mark as Favorite (19 Favorites)

    In this lab, students graphically observe a plot of micro acid/base titrations and determine the equivalence point of each plotted curve.

  • Strong vs Weak, Indicators, Titrations, pH | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Titration Mark as Favorite (6 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will learn the difference between strong, weak, and concentrated acids by carrying out various titrations.

  • Acid Rain, Chemical Change, Acid Base Reactions, pH, Chemical Change, Classification of Reactions, Observations, Interdisciplinary | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Activity: Investigating Acid Rain Mark as Favorite (25 Favorites)

    In this activity, students will investigate the chemistry of acid rain through web based research. Students will also have the opportunity to observe the reaction between a common acid and a material in a week long simulation and relate their findings to the effects of acid rain.

  • Combustion, Chemical Change, Catalysts, Acid Base Reactions, Chemical Change, Balancing Equations, Classification of Reactions, Observations, Chemical Change | High School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Demonstration: Stop & Go Gases Mark as Favorite (7 Favorites)

    In this demonstration, students will witness the ability of carbon dioxide to extinguish a flame and oxygen to feed a flame. They will also be introduced to the concept of catalysts. This demonstration could also be used as an opportunity to practice writing and balancing equations and classifying chemical reactions.

  • Heat of Neutralization, Acid Base Reactions, Exothermic & Endothermic, Temperature, Specific Heat, Calorimetry, Bond Energy, Net Ionic Equation, Molarity, Dimensional Analysis, Measurements, Mole Concept | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Heat of Neutralization Mark as Favorite (10 Favorites)

    In this lab, students carry out an acid-base reaction to calculate the heat of neutralization based on experimental data. This lab will reinforce the concepts of exothermic and endothermic processes, system and surroundings, and heat of reaction (specifically, neutralization).

  • Freezing Point, Melting Point, Phase Changes, Physical Change | Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Stearic Acid Mark as Favorite (2 Favorites)

    In this lesson, students investigate how stearic acid undergoes a phase change from solid to liquid and back from liquid to solid. Temperature readings will be collected at one-minute intervals once the acid melts, the heat escapes, and the acid cools. Students are introduced to the idea that energy loss does not always result in a continuous temperature drop.

  • Acid Rain, Acid Base Reactions, Chemical Change, Chemical Change, Indicators, Equivalence Point, pH, Concentration, Molarity | High School

    Lab: Seeing the Effects of Acid Rain Mark as Favorite (17 Favorites)

    In this lesson, students will prepare an environment and make acid rain to see how the acid rain effects the items in the environment.

  • Indicators, Acid Base Reactions, Chemical Change, Observations | High School, Elementary School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Demonstration: Secret Message Mark as Favorite (3 Favorites)

    In this lesson, students will observe a hidden message while understanding simple acid/base chemistry and indicators.

  • Chemical Change, Pressure, Reaction Rate, Acid Base Reactions, Chemical Change, Conservation of Matter | Elementary School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Rocket Challenge Mark as Favorite (13 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will have the opportunity to construct a rocket, with the challenges of both designing it and preparing a chemical reaction for its “fuel” in order to propel the rocket over the furthest distance. Students will investigate available materials, quantities and ratios during allotted planning and testing phases. Student will record their plans, modifications and designs during the process. The lab will culminate with a competition amongst students to see whose rocket will travel the longest distance.

  • Mixtures, Acid Rain, Interdisciplinary, Chemical Properties | Elementary School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Environmental Problems Mark as Favorite (10 Favorites)

    In this lesson, students are presented with an environmental problem to solve using important concepts of chemistry, which involves a lake with deteriorating water quality.

  • Reaction Rate, Reaction Rate, Acid Base Reactions | Middle School, High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Plop, Fizz: How to Affect the Rate of a Chemical Reaction Mark as Favorite (50 Favorites)

    In this lesson, students will react Alka-Seltzer tablets with water. By varying the temperature of the water, particle size of the Alka-Seltzer, and concentration of the Alka-Seltzer they can see the effect on the rate and strength of the chemical reaction.

  • Indicators | High School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Detecting pH of Commonly Used Acids and Bases Mark as Favorite (13 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will use their knowledge of acids and bases to determine the acidity and basicity of every day items by measuring pH using several different methods for determination. Indications of pH may be determined using red & blue litmus paper, pH strips, and pH probes or pH meters.

  • Chemical Change, Observations, Inferences, Chemical Change, Interdisciplinary | Elementary School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Strawberry DNA & CSI Mark as Favorite (7 Favorites)

    In this lesson, students will extract DNA from strawberries and analyze evidence to figure out who perpetrated a petty crime.

  • Titrations, Indicators, Strong vs Weak, Equivalence Point, pH | High School

    Lab: Meet The Indicators Mark as Favorite (3 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will use their background with titrations to see how different indicators change colors at different pH's.

  • Chemical Change, Exothermic & Endothermic, Acid Base Reactions, Chemical Change | Elementary School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Demonstration: Comparing Chemical Reactions Mark as Favorite (5 Favorites)

    In this demonstration, the teacher will perform two chemical reactions, one will be between acetic acid (vinegar) and sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) and the other will be between Alka-Seltzer and water. Both reactions will produce gas and will be conducted in a Ziploc bag, causing it to inflate. Students will observe the reactions and analyze the results in order to understand indicators of chemical change. Students will also determine that these are both endothermic reactions based on their observations.

  • Chemical Change, Acid & Base Theories, Indicators, Solubility Rules, Gas Laws, Pressure | Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lesson Plan: Chemistry of Pop Rocks Mark as Favorite (3 Favorites)

    In this lesson, students will determine the pH of several liquids with litmus paper or a pH probe. Next, students will explore how pH affects the production of gas with Pop Rocks. Students will also investigate how Charles’ Law affects Pop Rocks. Finally, students will design their own experiment with Pop Rocks.

  • Chemical Change, Chemical Change, Observations, Interdisciplinary, Acid Rain | Elementary School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Chemical Weathering of Rocks Mark as Favorite (1 Favorite)

    In this lab, students will explore simulated reactions that contribute to chemical weathering of certain rocks as it appears in nature.  They will compare the effects of two different chemicals as it contacts various rock and mineral samples.

  • Indicators, Chemical Properties, Observations, Acid Base Reactions | Elementary School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Can a Cabbage Distinguish an Acid from a Base? Mark as Favorite (5 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will first determine what colors the cabbage indicator turns in acidic, neutral, and basic solutions.

  • Titrations, Concentration, Acid Base Reactions, Indicators, Molarity, Interdisciplinary | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Calculating Acid in Lemon-Lime Soda Mark as Favorite (46 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will investigate the molarity of citric acid in a clear, lemon-lime flavored soft drink through titrations with 0.10M NaOH and an indicator.

  • Chemical Change, Physical Change, Observations, Chemical Change, Interdisciplinary, Chemical Change | Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Break It Down! Mark as Favorite (1 Favorite)

    In this lab, students will examine the physical and chemical changes that take place within a landfill by composting leftover fruits and vegetables from their lunches. They will also record pH and temperature measurements during the process.

  • Indicators, Acid Base Reactions | High School, Elementary School, Middle School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Demonstration: Another Secret Message Mark as Favorite (7 Favorites)

    In this demonstration, students will observe a hidden message while understanding simple acid/base chemistry and indicators.

  • Mixtures, Chemical Change, Physical Change, Observations, Density, Acid Base Reactions, Chemical Change, Mixtures | Elementary School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Analyzing a Lava Lamp Mark as Favorite (5 Favorites)

    In this lab, students create a mixture of oil, water and food coloring, and then add an Alka-Seltzer tablet, to create a homemade lava lamp. Student will record their observations during each step of the process and answer follow-up questions about the chemical and physical changes that took place.

  • Solubility, Acid Base Reactions, Titrations, Indicators, Concentration, pH | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Alka-Seltzer & Gas Solubility Mark as Favorite (14 Favorites)

    In this lab, students will use a reaction to investigate temperature and the solubility of carbon dioxide and will use a neutralization reaction and an indicator to verify the amount of carbon dioxide produced at each temperature.

  • Limiting Reactant, Acid Base Reactions, Stoichiometry, Indicators, pH, Dimensional Analysis, Mole Concept, Measurements, Concentration, Molarity | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Acid/Base Stoichiometry Mark as Favorite (12 Favorites)

    In this lab, students experience a limiting reactant and can physically see the difference in amounts of product generated. They also see which reactant is in excess.

  • Titrations, Limiting Reactant, Acid Base Reactions, Indicators, Chemical Change, Equivalence Point, Stoichiometry, Balancing Equations, Chemical Change, Graphing, Error Analysis, Chemical Change, Error Analysis, Measurements, Concentration, Molarity | High School

    Access is an AACT member benefit. Lab: Acid-Base Mole Ratio Mark as Favorite (11 Favorites)

    In this lab, students study several concepts, including acid-base reactions, limiting reactants, and stoichiometry, by observing the contained reaction of acetic acid (diluted vinegar) with sodium hydrogen carbonate (baking soda) in an unconventional, cost effective titration.

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