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Acids and Bases

Acids and Bases


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.

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Your notes on the basics of acids and bases.

These are the “S” in WSQ. You must have them under your video notes completed by the due date on the Unit Plan.

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

HOT Question: Acids and Bases

1. A question that you are still confused about (be specific, include which part of the video, etc)
2. A question that connects the videos together (i.e. asking about the relationship between the content)
3. A question you think you know the answer to, but you want to challenge your classmates with
Use your Unit Plan to help with question starters

Source: inspired by C. Kirch