Acids & Bases: Red Cabbage pH Paper

Acids & Bases: Red Cabbage pH Paper

Project Description

You can probably tell that some foods are acidic because of how they taste (oranges, for example). In this science project, we’ll use the juice from a colorful vegetable to indicate the pH level of different liquids and find out just how acidic or basic they are!

Red Cabbage pH Test Science Project

Learn how to use red cabbage to find out if a liquid is an acid or base.

Part 1: Make pH Test Strips

This part of the project requires chopping and cooking. Make sure you have an adult to help before you begin!

What You Need:

  • half a red cabbage
  • saucepan
  • colander/strainer
  • bowl
  • rimmed baking sheet
  • paper towels
  • filter paper or coffee filters
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Date August 25, 2014 Categories Author admin
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