Learning objects DIY pH Indicator

TLF ID M016663

This resource contains lessons plans containing instructions and teachers 'notes for an activity based on the natural pH indicator present in red cabbage leaves. It can be extracted following these explicit and clear directions included for this activity. This indicator solution changes colour from purple to bright pink to in acids or to vibrant blue or yellow-green when mixed or bases. Background scientific information about pH scales and acids and bases is provided.





Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource addresses science inquiry skills and understandings related to the material world/ chemical sciences of the Australian Curriculum for year 6 and 8 science students.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Science
  • Technologies

Other details

Contributors
  • Author
  • Name: ABC - Surfing Scientist
  • Organization: ABC - Surfing Scientist
  • Description: author
  • Contributor
  • Name: ABC - Surfing Scientist
  • Organization: ABC - Surfing Scientist
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Organization: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © 2013 Australian Broadcasting Corporation.