Acid and Base Rainbows

Acid and Base Rainbows
Publication Date: November, 2004
Type of Resource: Lesson Plan

In this online resource, students are introduced to pH indicators.

The resource covers the differences between acids and bases and how to use indicators, such as pH paper and red cabbage juice, can be used to distinguish between them.

This web page concentrates on why it is important for engineers to understand acids and bases.

Because this was designed for younger-year levels, the language is appropriate for those struggling with literacy.

Worksheets and possible extension activities are also available.

Australian Curriculum v9 Codes: AC9S8U07 (Year 8), AC9S10U07 (Year 10)

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Chemical reactions, including combustion and the reactions of acids, are... > ACSSU179