Looking for a fun, hands-on science experiment or a thrilling activity to do with the family? Then step into your own science lab to test the pH of 6 substances. The exciting part of testing for pH is that the mixture changes color. The final color will indicate if the substance tested is an acid, a base or a neutral. This experiment will have your child excited about the science side of STEM! Plus, enough pH indicator will be provided so this experiment can be conducted again to test other items found around your home.
This experiment on pH comes directly from our science curriculum. Our teachers have taught this experiment to thousands of students and it is still a favorite today. Students are always amazed at the color change.
Working with an adult ages, 8+.
Working under adult supervision, ages 12+.
The kit includes:
1 pipette (dropper)
1 tsp of dried purple cabbage extract
1 tsp of citric acid
1 tsp of baking soda
1 tsp of salt
1 tsp of vinegar powder
1 tsp of sugar
1 tsp of alum
1 craft stick
** All you need to supply is four clear cups and optional paper towels.
Items in this kit are for external use only.
Do not eat or drink any substance contained in this kit.
Keep out of eyes, nose, and mouth.
WARNING:This kit contain citric acid, which is a naturally occurring weak acid found in fruit.
Wash hands after conducting experiments. If left on hands, can cause skin irritation.