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Illustrated Guide to Home Biology Experiments by Barbara Barbara Fritchman Thompson Thompson, Robert Robert Bruce Thompson Thompson

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Chapter 10. Acids, Bases, and Buffers

Equipment and Materials

You’ll need the following items to complete this lab session. (The standard kit for this book, available from www.thehomescientist.com, includes the items listed in the first group.)

Materials from Kit

  • Goggles

  • Acetic acid solution

  • Ammonia solution

  • Beaker, 50 mL

  • Centrifuge tubes, 15 mL (5)

  • Hydrochloric acid solution

  • pH test paper

  • Pipettes

  • Reaction plate, 24-well

  • Reaction plate, 96-well

  • Sodium hydroxide solution

  • Stirring rod

Materials You Provide

Background

Acids, bases, and buffers are fundamental components of the chemistry of life. All lifeforms use these chemicals in ...

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