Acidity/Basicity/Neutrality test of Water SampleActivity by Dill Chowdhury | added on Nov 25, 2011 | Bangladesh
Acidity/Basicity/Neutrality test of Water Sample
This consists of four component activities. Each can be carried out by children of all ages in schools around the world. The activities are adaptable to the skills and interests of students of various ages and use equipment that is widely availble.
Instrument : Beaker
Chemicals : Blue and Red litmus paper., Impure water
Experiment Details : Red and blue litmus paper were soaked in water sample.
Observation : Blue litmus paper turned into red but red litmus paper did not cahnge.
Inference : Water sample was aciditic.
Comment : Acidic compound turns blue litmus paper into red. Since blue litmus
paper turned into red, so water sample is acidic. Basic compound turns
red litmus paper into blue. Since red litmus paper did not turn into blue,
hence water sample was not basic.