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Activity #7

The purpose of this activity is to learn about the effects of acid rain on manmade statues and monuments.
2 pieces of chalk (Calcium carbonate) (not ‘dustless’ synthetic chalk)

2 x 50 ml glass or polypropylene beakers

25 ml Vinegar (change volumes to ensure chalk is covered)

25 ml tap water

2 teaspoons

2 pieces of blotting paper or thick tissue about 5 x 5 – 10 x 10 cm size

Stop clock

Results table

Activity #7: Can You Dissolve Chalk?


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