Acids & Bases

Resources

Earth & Environmental Science

H2 OH NO!

This workshop explores the effect of acidification on marine and freshwater systems.
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H2 OH NO!

Solutioneers Episode 5 screen shot

The Solutioneers Week 5: Chemical Bonding

This week's episodes and hands-on activity explore some cool chemistry!
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The Solutioneers Week 5: Chemical Bonding

Opening can of pop

The Chemistry of Pop

Grade
9 10 11 12
Jurisdiction
AB BC NS MB NB NL NT NU ON PE QC SK YT
There’s a lot of cool chemistry in a can of pop! Learn how solubility, chemical equilibrium, acids & bases and gas laws work in some of your favourite drinks.
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The Chemistry of Pop

Woman having a panic attack

Chemical Equilibrium and Panic Attacks

Panic attacks are scary and they upset your body’s chemical equilibrium. Learn what happens to acids & bases in your circulatory system during a panic attack.
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Chemical Equilibrium and Panic Attacks

Browning apple

Why Do Apples Turn Brown After You Cut Them?

Has your fresh juicy apple turned an unsightly brown? Learn about the redox reaction behind the transformation.
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Why Do Apples Turn Brown After You Cut Them?

Is there a difference between baking powder and baking soda?

Is there a difference between baking powder and baking soda?

Explore acid-base chemical reactions that really get things bubbling in the kitchen!
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Is there a difference between baking powder and baking soda?

How do I construct a terrarium?

How do I construct a terrarium?

You can make your own terrarium for growing plants!
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How do I construct a terrarium?

How can I stop bananas from turning brown?

How can I stop bananas from turning brown?

Explore the chemistry behind why bananas turn brown. Can chemistry also help prevent this?
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How can I stop bananas from turning brown?

How can you make popcorn kernels dance?

How can you make popcorn kernels dance?

Get your popcorn kernels dancing with this uplifting chemical reaction.
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How can you make popcorn kernels dance?

How does rain become acidic?

How does rain become acidic?

Learn how to make a pH indicator and test water samples.
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How does rain become acidic?

What are the effects of acid rain on rocks?

What are the effects of acid rain on rocks?

Learn about the chemical reaction that happens between acid rain and limestone.
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What are the effects of acid rain on rocks?

What are curds and whey?

What are curds and whey?

It starts with curds and whey! Explore the basic chemistry behind making cheese in this hands on activity.
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What are curds and whey?

How can I write secret messages?

How can I write secret messages?

Learn how you can write and reveal secret messages in this hands-on chemistry activity.
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How can I write secret messages?

Cartoon leaf holding an umbrella over baby plant

What is Acid Rain?

Acid rain is any precipitation that has an unusually low pH. It can be rain, snow, fog, etc. But what is a low pH and why is this a problem?
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What is Acid Rain?