Titration Race

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This article is about the event held in 1977 at the Delaware Science Olympiad Tournament. For the 2009 Chemistry Lab topic, see Chemistry Lab/Titration Race.


Titration Race was an event first held at the 1977 Delaware Science Olympiad Tournament. It was an event featured in the January 1981 issue of the Journal of College Science Teaching.


Description

1977 Description: Each participant has three tries at titrating a standard solution (Phenolphthalein indicator). Speed and accuracy count.

1981 Description: Acid-base titration. A buret filled with standarized NaOH solution is used to titrate an acidic solution to the pink color change of Phenolphthalein indicator. Contest is scored on the basis of speed and accuracy.