Did you know that cola is an acid? And your saliva is a base? Acids and bases are chemical opposites that exist all around us. Readers will learn about common acids and bases from lemon juice to ammonia. Through vivid examples and exciting illustrations, this book will eagerly explore these important chemical compounds. Topics include: a) what acids and bases are; b) how acids and bases can neutralize one another when combined; and c) examples of common acids and bases.