Acids & Alkalis

We make our own indicator solution and test household liquids.  Through practical experiments we find out about neutralisation.

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Children carry make a simple indicator solution so that they can explore the pH scale in the classroom then back at home with the indicator paper they made. Some really wow moments as a few drops of lemon juice change our purple potion bright red.

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