Acids and bases: 9.5.7 - Thermometric titration


Students should…

  • Know that acids and bases are categories of substances with characteristic properties
  • Know that the strength of an acid or base can be measured on the pH scale
  • Be aware of the uses of acids and bases in everyday life
  • Be able to prepare salts by neutralisation reactions
  • Be able to write equations for the reactions of acids with metal hydroxides, oxides. carbonates and hydrogencarbonates.
  • Know that the reaction between acids and bases is exothermic


Discussion of the experiment to be performed

Student activity

Experimental investigation using sodium hydroxide and three strong acids.

Thermometric titration

Teacher notes


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