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Vernier - Household Acids and Bases

Updated on 03/31/2014

Activity Overview

In this lesson, students will use the pH sensor to determine the pH level of various household solutions.

Objectives

  • Use litmus paper and a pH Sensor to determine the pH values of household substances.
  • Add cabbage juice to the same substances and determine different red cabbage juice indicator colors over the entire pH range.

About the Lesson

In this experiment, you will use litmus and a pH Sensor to determine the pH values of household substances. After adding red cabbage juice to the same substances, you will determine the different red cabbage juice indicator colors over the entire pH range.