Science Project:

Chemical Weathering

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  • Clear plastic jar
  • Piece of chalk
  • Vinegar
  • Goggles


  1. Put your goggles on first thing. When pouring the vinegar be careful not to spill any on you and do not put your face directly over the jar.
  2. Place a piece of chalk in the bottom of a clear plastic jar.
  3. Carefully pour vinegar into the jar to cover the chalk. Watch closely.
  4. Record your observations. What happened to the chalk? How did the vinegar react with the chalk?
Author: Angela Pike
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