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Acid Neutralization in Nature—Demonstration Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: AP6298

Price: $19.70

The Acid Neutralization by Soil Demonstration Kit for Earth science safely displays how naturally occurring elements can neutralize acid rain. Students learn how the chemical makeup of soil can act as a buffer and alter the pH of rainwater.

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Perform this safe demonstration to show how naturally occurring elements can neutralize acid rain. Students will learn how the chemical makeup of soil can act as a buffer and alter the pH of rainwater. The acid neutralizing ability of two different soil types will be compared and contrasted in this colorful demonstration. Teacher Demonstration Notes included. 

Concepts: Acid rain, pH, soil types.
Time Required: 15 minutes.
Materials Provided: Granite chips, marble chips, hydrochloric acid solution.