All Science Fair Projects

Over 1000 FREE Science Fair Project Ideas!

Acids, bases, and sea shellsScience project video

Discussion

Based on what you have learned about acids and bases, how do you think acid rains affect various objects in the environment? Which objects do you think would be most vulnerable? Have you ever taken an antacid to relieve your stomach? What would the pH of the antacid be?

Questions & Answers

What is an acid?

A substance that causes the release of hydrogen ions.

What is a base?

A substance that causes the release of hydroxide ions.

Make it Your Own

Conduct an experiment where you determine the pH of various brand name antacids.

References

"How Are Sea Shells Made?" from eHow http://www.ehow.com/about_6625736_sea-shells-made_.html

See our all-time most popular science projects
You might also like these projects
    Search science fair projects Browse science fair projects
    popular science fair projects
    Complexity level:
    6
    Project cost ($):
    Time required:
    The time required for interaction between the vinegar and seashell may take up to a week.
    Material availability:
    Safety concerns: