ERIC Number: EJ563252
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Red Shoe-Blue Shoe: An Acid-Base Demonstration with a Fashionable Twist.
Breyer, Arthur C.; Uzelmeier, Calvin E.
Journal of Chemical Education, v75 n2 p183-84 Feb 1998
Illustrates that acid-base indicators come in many forms and the reversible effects that acids and bases have on the colors of such indicators. An object is dyed in an indicator, which causes the object to turn dark blue at pH less than 3.0 to 5.0. Suggests using dyeable fabric shoes and other cotton articles. (PVD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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