Acid Oceans: Part 2

Unit 4: Understanding Our Changing Climate: Impact on Oceans
Lesson 7 of 10

Objective: SWBAT explain what happens to the pH of water when it mixes with CO2 and predict how this may impact ocean acidification.

Big Idea: Once your students have an understanding of acids and bases you can use this lesson to demonstrate how CO2 decreases the pH of water and relate it to effects of ocean acidification.

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Science, Acids and Bases, acid rain, Climate Change, ocean, Carbon, Ocean acidification, tides, Sea level rise, map
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