This interactive visualization helps students to learn about the pH scale, acids and bases, ocean acidification, and the potential impact of rising atmospheric CO2 levels on marine animals.

About the Tool

Tool Name Our Acidifying Ocean
Discipline Chemistry
Topic(s) in Discipline pH Scale, Acids and Bases, Acidification, Ocean Carbonate Chemistry, Seawater Chemistry, Ocean Acidity, Calcium Carbonate in Marine Organisms, Calcification in Marine Organisms
Climate Topic Climate and the Hydrosphere
Type of Tool Interactive Visualization
Grade Level High School
Location  Global
Language English
Translation French, German, Portuguese, Spanish
Developed by Inquiry to Student Environmental Action (I2SEA) project
Hosted at Inquiry to Student Environmental Action (I2SEA) project
Link http://i2sea.stanford.edu/AcidOcean/AcidOcean.htm
Access Online
Computer Skills Basic