pH: aquarium

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Measure the pH as you gradually add an acid to a base, or vice versa. Learn how to change pH up or down. Adjust the pH in an aquarium to help keep the fish healthy. For example, return the pH to a suitable level after soft drink has been spilled into the water. Remember, all acids and bases including the dilute solutions used in this object, can be harmful and should be handled with care. This learning object is one in a series of six objects.

Students use the pH scale to indicate degree of acidity.
Students measure pH while carrying out neutralization reactions.
Students choose appropriate substances to raise or lower pH.
Students use the pH scale and universal indicators to distinguish acidic, basic and neutral solutions.

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K to 12
Grade 7
Learners, Students

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