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8Sci_Acid/Base Ocean

Acid/Base Chemistry of the Oceans (Tabat)

How can ocean water become more acidic? as more and more carbon dioxide (CO2) is released into the atmosphere
What are ions? chrged atoms that have gained or lost electrons
What does pH measure? the percent of hydrogen ions in a solution
What are buffers? salts in the ocean and our blood that help neutralize acids
What are bicarbonite salts? the primary buffer in the ocean
What taste do acids usually have? a sour taste
Is H+ an ion? yes
Is OH- an ion? yes
Is NO3- an ion? yes
is H2O an ion? no
What are acids? solutions that contain more hydrogen ions (H+) than hydroxyl ions (OH-)
If a solution contains 10% hydrogen (H+) ions, how would you make the solution neutral? add 10% hydroxyl (OH-) ions to the solution
When are salts formed? when an acid and a base are combined
Created by: ndmsteach