Alka Seltzer Reaction Lab
In the first part of the experiment, the visible properties of Alka Seltzer were observed and recorded. Each Alka Seltzer contains the same three ingredients: 325 mg of Aspirin, 1000 mg of Citric Acid, and 1916 mg of Sodium Bicarbonate.
Two of Alka Seltzer’s ingredients, Citric Acid and Sodium Bicarbonate (Baking Soda), were both placed into a beaker to see if both contents could cause a potential reaction. The final result was a non- occurring reaction.
For a second test, both the Citric Acid and Sodium Bicarbonate were placed into separate, dry beakers. Afterwards,