Students will compare and contrast the components and properties of acids and bases. Then students will determine whether common household substances are acidic, basic, or neutral when given appropriate chemical properties. Finally, students will be able to explain neutralization.
Be sure to take your notes and answer the questions.
1. Using simple terms, explain the difference between the Arrhenius and Brønsted–Lowry definitions of acids and bases.
2. What are three properties of acids?
3. What are three properties of bases?
4. Name 2 acids and their uses.
5. Name 2 bases and their uses.
6. Describe one way you can safely determine whether an unknown solution is an acid or base?
Source: Langhans and various educators