The ABC's of Biology: Acids, Bases, and Compounds!

Unit 4: How It All Happens: An Introduction To Biochemistry
Lesson 6 of 11

Objective: SWBAT demonstrate their understanding of acids and bases through this inquiry-based activity by creating their own laboratory model of the pH scale.

Big Idea: What does it mean to have a pH of 2 versus a pH of 12? Students will discover first hand the pH values of unknown substances and construct their own model of the pH scale.

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Science, Acids and Bases, Chemistry, Biology / Life Science, Elements / Periodic Table, pH, student, periodic table, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, proteins, Organic Molecules
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