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Mix milk of magnesia (MOM) with universal indicator and observe the dramatic rainbow of colors as the antacid dissolves in the simulated stomach acid! This is a great demonstration to teach concepts of acids and bases, solubility, solubility product constant and the Tyndall effect.

Concepts

  • Biochemistry
  • Acids & Bases
  • Consumer chemistry
  • pH
  • Indicators
  • Physiology