Activity #2: Investigating Reaction Rates

Materials:  alka-seltzer, water, plastic cups, timer, safety glasses

Part 1: Carefully view the below video and complete the summary in your workbook. 

Part 2: Using the information in the above video above, design and conduct a proper experiment to answer the question below. Wear safety glasses. Document your experiment in your workbook.  


What effect does surface area have on the rate (speed) that Alka-Seltzer reacts with water?