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It's All About that Base

Observing the colour change of indicators, Year 9 chemists were determining if a substance was an acid or a base in their recent lab session. Being critical in their observation looking for colour change and recording with accuracy what they observed, meant it was an intense prac.

Boys used natural acid/base indicators of red cabbage and a variety of flowers collected from our beautiful campus. This science unit will give Year 9 students an understanding of the structure of the atom, acids and bases, chemical reactions and radioactive decay of unstable elements! These hands-on practical lessons engage students wholeheartedly with the content… it’s not just all about the base!