ROCK ACID TEST
In this fun and easy geology science experiment, we’re going to learn how to perform an easy rock acid test.
- Several different rocks
- A piece of limestone
- Several glass jars or clear bowls
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- Place each different rock in a glass jar. Make sure the limestone is also in a glass jar.
- Fill each jar with vinegar and try to cover each rock at least half way.
- Allow several minutes to pass and observe what happens.
- Does the vinegar react with the limestone or any of the other rocks?
I hope you enjoyed this super quick tutorial and had fun learning how to perform a simple and easy rock acid test.
Pro tip: Use this activity to create some excitement around discussions or lessons about geology, and identifying rocks and minerals!
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