What is the pH scale | Chemistry for All | FuseSchool

2016 May 31
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What is the pH scale | Chemistry for All | FuseSchool

Learn the basics about the pH scale, universal indicator and litmus paper. Indicators tells if something is acidic, alkaline or neutral. Indicators are substances that show different colours when they are in acidic or alkaline conditions. Litmus paper is a simple indicator that tells us whether something is acid or alkali. Litmus is red in acids, and blue in alkalis. It comes as red litmus paper and blue litmus paper. Red litmus paper changes colour from red to blue under alkaline conditions, but no change under acidic conditions. Blue litmus paper changes colour from blue to red under acidic conditions, but no change under alkaline conditions. The pH scale and universal indicator can give more information, telling how acidic or alkaline something is. Universal indicator has many different colour changes and so shows us the pH value of the solution. The pH scale runs from 0 to 14, with 0 being extremely acidic, 7 being neutral and 14 being extremely alkaline. SUBSCRIBE to the Fuse School YouTube channel for many more educational videos. Our teachers and animators come together to make fun & easy-to-understand videos in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Maths & ICT. JOIN our platform at www.fuseschool.org This video is part of 'Chemistry for All' - a Chemistry Education project by our Charity Fuse Foundation - the organisation behind FuseSchool. These videos can be used in a flipped classroom model or as a revision aid. Find our other Chemistry videos here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLW0gavSzhMlReKGMVfUt6YuNQsO0bqSMV Twitter: https://twitter.com/fuseSchool Access a deeper Learning Experience in the Fuse School platform and app: www.fuseschool.org Follow us: http://www.youtube.com/fuseschool Friend us: http://www.facebook.com/fuseschool This Open Educational Resource is free of charge, under a Creative Commons License: Attribution-NonCommercial CC BY-NC ( View License Deed: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ ). You are allowed to download the video for nonprofit, educational use. If you would like to modify the video, please contact us: [email protected]