Cabbage chemistry – Chemical reactions

Purple liquids in chemistry flasks

Using cabbage juice as a universal indicator

It is not necessary for you to have any understanding of chemical reactions for this activity. The beauty of this activity is that you can discover what substances are acidic or alkali alongside children. The colour changes, reactions and fizzes are a very exciting part of this exploration.

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