The Reactivity Series of metals

Secondary KLA:
Educational levels:
Year 11, Year 12

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Students use this simulation to investigate the differences between potassium, sodium, iron and gold in reactivity with water in the construction of a bridge. Teachers have to explain how the reactivity series of metals can be determined by considering their reaction with oxygen, water and acid, and how to use the reactivity series to make predictions about other reactions.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC5-16CW) explains how models, theories and laws about matter have been refined as new scientific evidence becomes available

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU186) The atomic structure and properties of elements are used to organise them in the Periodic Table

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Resource type:
ScOT topics:
Reactivity, Metals
File type:
Intel Corporation
Intel Corporation
Date created:
Friday, 15 February 2008

Resource ID: 472c325b-0f13-4b16-9d70-0baac28b6de5