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Item #: PF2056 

Price: $75.00

Engineering Design Challenge

In this lab experience, students are challenged to demonstrate the relationship between carbon cycling and ocean acidification as well as the effects acidification has on coral reef formation. Students determine and demonstrate that there is an inverse relationship between the amount of dissolved CO2 in seawater and pH. Students also determine and demonstrate that the solubility of Ca(OH)2, a main component of coral reefs, increases as the amount of CO2 dissolved in seawater increases.

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Safety: Before conducting the lab, review the safety precautions on the student page with the class. Then discuss any safety precautions that are specific to your science laboratory or classroom.

Materials Included in Kit

Bromcresol green indicator solution, 0.04% aqueous, 20 mL dropper bottles, 3
Calcium hydroxide, 500 g
Seltzer water, bottle, 12
Drinking straws, 50

Bromcresol green indicator charts, 10

Additional Materials Required
DLAB Classic Magnetic Stirrer/Hot Plate, 10