Today is a great day to introduce the concept of acids and bases to your child! In this activity, you and your child will combine an acid and a base and then watch the reaction.
For this acids and bases lab activity, you’ll need:
White vinegar (the acid)
Seashell or piece of chalk (the base)
If using a seashell, make sure it isn’t one you’re sentimental about!
Caution: Mixing strong acids and bases (like bleach) with other substances can be dangerous. I recommend sticking to the substances listed above.
Put the seashell or chalk in a clear glass. Add … Read more