• pH Scale

     

     

    ·         What does it mean for a solution to be acidic or base (alkaline?)

     

     

    Science Buddies
    This website provides a good description of what an acid and a base are.

     

     

     

    School for Champions
    This site describes what the pH scale is and gives pH values of some substances.  It also describes why a logarithmic scale is used.

     

     


     Why is the pH scale logarithmic?

     


     

     

     

    ·         The pH Scale

     

     

    Environment Canada
    This page contains a nice visual of the pH scale, listing examples, and a quick description of the use of logarithms in creating the scale.