Materials – Sodium bicarbonate and acid


In this lesson we are going to explore how the chemical reaction of sodium bicarbonate and acid produces a gas. There are 4 labs in this box: 1 teacher demonstration and 3 pupil investigations. The box comes with Lesson plan, Whole class teaching PowerPoint, Teacher video tutorial and the equipment.

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This box contains:

Lab: Exploding Bag (WS)

  • Large Resealable Bag
  • Medium Resealable Bag
  • Small Resealable Bag
  • Sodium Bicarbonate 500g
  • Plastic Teaspoon
  • Stopwatch
  • Box of Tissues
  • Washing up bowl
  • Distilled White Vinegar
  • Measuring Cylinder 100ml Plastic

Lab: Freezing Lava

  • Acid Citric
  • Sodium Bicarbonate (from Lab A)
  • 250ml Glass Beaker
  • Red Food Colouring
  • Plastic teaspoon (from above)
  • Measuring Cylinder 100ml Plastic (from above)

Lab: Sodium Bicarbonate and Acids0

  • Beaker Glass 100ml
  • PH Indicator Book
  • Coloured pH Scale for Pupils Books
  • Sodium Bicarbonate (from Lab A)
  • Lemon Juice 250ml
  • Cola (school)
  • Distilled White Vinegar (from Lab: Exploding Bag)
  • Plastic teaspoon (see Lab A)

Lab: Acids, Alkalis and Neutral

  • Acids, Alkalis and Neutrals Information Cards
  • Add 1 x box of Safety Gloves and 32 x safety goggles

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Key Stage

Key Stage 2