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Red Cabbage Indicator Bird - FlinnEverydayScience™

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: AP11804 

Price: $67.75

This item is available for pre-order and will be ready to ship in October.

With this FlinnEverydayScience™ lab, students investigate acids, bases, and the pH scale using the colorful red cabbage indicator.

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This item can only be shipped to schools, museums and science centers

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With this lab activity, your students will become more familiar with acids, bases, and the pH scale! Acids and bases are all around us—in the foods we eat and soaps and clears we use. In this lab, students create colorful pH-sensitive birds using household items. Watch your students’ creativity take flight! Includes access to pre-lab videos, editable lab instructions, downloadable student handouts, detailed background information, safety information, teacher notes with answers to all questions and sample data, and teaching and lab tips. 


Enough materials are provided in this kit for each student to create their own colorful bird. Students can work in groups of two, to share indicator charts.

This kit includes:
Baking soda (sodium bicarbonate)
Blotting paper with bird outlines
Cotton swabs
Dish detergent
Lemon juice
Red cabbage indicator extract, 2g
Red cabbage indicator charts, 15