Lesson Plan 1: Red cabbage indicator
Red Cabbage Indicator (Page 5 of the Teacher's Pack)
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Suitable for: 1114 years
Curriculum and learning links:
- Acids and alkalis
- Explain what an indicator is and what it does
- Investigate whether household substances are acids or alkalis
Clip 1: Acid Cabbage - Dr Yan makes a red cabbage indicator to measure the acidity and alkalinity of different foods in the kitchen (Part 1).
Clip 2: Acid test - Dr Yan uses an indicator made from red cabbage to measure the acidity and alkalinity of different foods in the kitchen (Part 2).