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CAN YOU MAKE LITMUS PAPER OUT OF RED CABBAGE
Head of red cabbage
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With the help of an adult, grate half of the head of red cabbage into the saucepan and add one cup of water.
Boil for fifteen minutes.
Let the juice cool.
Strain out the cabbage from the cooled juice and pour the juice into the jar.
Cut several strips of paper towel into two inch wide by four inch long strips.
Soak the paper towel strips in the cabbage juice for about a minute.
Remove the strips and let them dry.
Your litmus paper will turn reddish-pink if something you test is an acid and green if something you test is an alkali.
Try using you litmus paper to test things like milk, vinegar, and various fruit juices.
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