8th Grade Science Links: Acids & Bases
ZOOM: Kitchen Chemistry
This virtual kitchen lets you conduct online experiments to see if
different liquids have acid or base reactions.
The pH Factor
Miami Museum of Science provides many ideas for teachings kids about pH
through these hands-on activities.
Acids and Alkalis
Read this brief information on how solutions can be classified as acids,
bases or neutral.
Make Sherbet Experiment
Lean about acids and bases from a sherbet making experiment. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Acids and Bases Movie
Watch a movie to learn about acids and bases as well as how to measure pH. Includes a quiz at the end of the movie. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Acids and Bases
See this table comparing the properties of acids and bases. Includes a short
PBS: The Virtual Kitchen
In this virtual experiment, students will identify if items found in the
kitchen are base, acid, or neutral. They will also learn to recognize that a
mix between acids and baking soda will produce carbon dioxide.
pH: Acids and Bases
This experiment investigates pH of different mixed solutions.
Quia: The pH Scale
Order items in a list from low (acidic) to high (basic) pH.