pH Measurements of Household Items

 

Summary:  Universal indicator is used to show the pH of numerous household chemicals.

Hazards: 

Chemicals and Solutions: 

houshold ammonia

baking soda

antacids

vitamin c

aspirin

vinegar

universal indicator

Materials: 

cylinders

water for dissolving solids

universal indicator array

Procedure: 

Add universal indicator to each of the household items and compare the color generated to the array.

To schedule a demonstration, please send an email to the demonstration lab.

 

Contact:

Eric Camp

Lecture Demonstration Technician

Bagley Hall 171

(206) 543-1606

ericcamp@uw.edu

 

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