Advanced Placement / Chemistry

Polar And Nonpolar Substances

In this lab, students use a pH sensor to learn how a compound's structure influences its solubility in water and oil.


Student Files

5_Polar_And_Nonpolar_Substances_Student.docx 572.27 KB
5_Polar_And_Nonpolar_Substances.pdf 616.76 KB

Standards Correlations

IB Topics AP Topics
4.4 2.8

Featured Equipment

pH Sensor

Wireless pH Sensor

Here’s the best tool for measuring pH since litmus paper. The Wireless pH Sensor connects via Bluetooth® to monitor the pH of solutions.

Many lab activities can be conducted with our Wireless, PASPORT, or even ScienceWorkshop sensors and equipment. For assistance with substituting compatible instruments, contact PASCO Technical Support. We're here to help.

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Advanced Chemistry Through Inquiry

Polar And Nonpolar Substances