Jump to content

Question about my chemistry IA topic

Recommended Posts

Our teacher told us to make our independent and dependent variables of our research question quantifiable. And so I thought of these as I really want to do titration (Im SL btw) : 

1. How does the storage temperature of Sprite affect the concentration of citric acid?

^The problem with this is it even applicable - people usually store their soft drinks either in a fridge or room temperature. So I'm a bit confused and even if it is applicable, I need the intervals of temperature to go up by even intervals. How would I do that? 

2. How does concentration of citric acid in Sprite affect the pH?

^The problem here is that it is probably obvious that higher acid concentration gives increased pH. So I should strain away from this right? 


Do you guys think I could still do one of the following questions. Any help at all is appreciated!!!

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

If the container is sealed, temperature should not change concentration of citric acid. I think you need to review your acid and bases. An increase in acid concentration will decrease pH. Pick a topic you know more about. 

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Or if you still want to chose between the two topics you should totally research about both of them then try to see which one is better. I am also kinda having a problem choosing a topic. The worst part is that I don't even have alternatives

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now


Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.