Posts Tagged ‘ATAR chemistry’

Bright lights. Bad smells. Chemical reactions

One of the hallmarks of a good chemist is knowing your chemical reactions. Year 11 ATAR Chemistry students have been exploring a variety of reaction favourites.   2Mg + O2 = 2MgO Burning magnesium metal ribbon forming a bright light.   CuCO3 = CuO + CO2 Lilac and Shadlin decomposing copper carbonate by heating with…

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