MYP 8 Science - Chemistry

MYP 8.6.4: Acids at home


  • To understand that acids and bases are common substances
  • To know that acids and bases can be tested for using universal indicator
  • To know the colours of universal indicator in acids and bases


Foodstuffs, battery acid, toilet cleaner. Testing a range using universal indicator.

Activity (p106)

The students could be asked to bring a range of substances from home to test.

Use universal indicator paper rather than litmus


Chemical Interactions Section 3 - Describing Acids and Bases pp98-109

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