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Lesson overview:Acids and Alkalis

  • Identify common hazard symbols and describe appropriate safety precautions
  • Record observations accurately and using appropriate language
  • Classify substances as acid, alkali or neutral using simple indicators
  • Identify common hazard symbols and describe appropriate safety precautions
  • Record observations accurately and using appropriate language
  • Classify substances as acid, alkali or neutral using simple indicators

This lesson looks at what an acid and an alkali is, how to use simple indicators to identify them and some common hazards associated with using them.