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Videos

Buffers and the Henderson Hasselbalch Equation Explained in 4 Minutes

A video on calculating buffer pH values using Henderson Hasselbalch equation or initial, change, and equilibrium table)

The Magic of pH Indicators Explained by an Enthusiastic Grad Student

Tyler will first show you a magic trick involving pH indicators and then reveal the science behind the madness.

The Power of Sulfuric Acid

Here's a report from a local news team about sulfuric acid and the danger it poses to cars if it spills out on the road.

Websites

Acid on Mars?

The chemistry of Mars is a hot topic these days. Let National Geographic show you what's up.

More Acid on Mars

This article looks at some of the latest about water on Mars and whether its acidity could have once supported life.

Ocean Acidity

It's not just lakes anymore. The pH of the oceans is increasing, too.

Coral Reef Chemistry 101

Interested in the survival of coral reefs? If so, check out this report about how coral reefs are pH sensitive.

Ocean Antacids

NPR is at it again. This time, they're investigating acid neutralizers.

Acid Rain, Acid Rain, Go Away, Come Again Another Day

While we've done a lot to curb acid rain, there is still more work to be done. Find out about the latest in this article on new challenges to stopping acid rain.

Dirt pH Makes the Plants Grow

Who would have thought that the pH of dirt could determine how well plants can grow? This article points out some mind-blowing facts about the importance of soil pH.

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