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pH of Soil—Super Value Laboratory Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: AP6165 

Price: $30.43

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In the pH of Soil Laboratory Kit for environmental science, perform easy-to-follow procedures to find pH values. Use a pH indicator solution and collected soil samples.

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What are the pH values of the soil in your area? What could cause soil to have a low or high pH level? Students will find answers to these questions and more as they perform this easy-to-follow procedure to find soil pH values! Students use a pH indicator solution, collected soil samples and sampling cups to accurately measure the pH of their local soil samples. Soil pH values between 4 and 10 can be precisely determined. Kit includes detailed instructions and background sections.

Super Value Kit is complete for 5 classes of 30 students working in pairs with enough indicator solution for over 500 tests!


Materials Included in Kit: 
Universal indicator solution, 500 mL
Bottle, jar, capped, 60 mL, 15
Pipet, Beral-type, thin stem, 75
Universal indicator chart, 15

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data
Constructing explanations and designing solutions

Disciplinary Core Ideas

HS-ESS2.A: Earth’s Materials and Systems
HS-ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems

Crosscutting Concepts

Energy and matter
Stability and change

Performance Expectations

MS-PS1-2: Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after the substances interact to determine if a chemical reaction has occurred.
HS-PS1-3: Plan and conduct an investigation to gather evidence to compare the structure of substances at the bulk scale to infer the strength of electrical forces between particles.
MS-PS1-1: Develop models to describe the atomic composition of simple molecules and extended structures.