Unit Award Scheme


In successfully completing this unit, the Learner will have

Evidence needed

demonstrated the ability to

1recognise a range of household chemicals by their labels and identify which are acids and which are alkalis, eg vinegar, lemon juice, bleachStudent completed work
2extract dyes from vegetable materials, eg red cabbage, raw beetroot, blackcurrantsSummary sheet
3observe and record the effect of vegetable dye indicators on a variety of common household chemicals, eg vinegar, citric acid, lemon juice, table salt, washing up liquid, sodium bicarbonateStudent completed work
4use Universal Indicator to identify common household acids and alkalisSummary sheet
5investigate what happens when an acid is added to an alkaliSummary sheet
6plan a simple, safe investigation to find out which brand of antacid, eg Settlers, Tums, Rennies will best neutralise a given solution of acidStudent completed work
7make relevant observations in the investigationStudent completed work
8record the results and make a conclusionStudent completed work

shown knowledge of

9the pH scaleStudent completed work
10the household use of at least three acids and three alkalis.Student completed work

All outcomes recorded on an AQA Summary Sheet

Approved 21 March 2005Level - Level One