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Metals: extraction, reactivity, properties and alloys (BBC Bang Goes the Theory)
An online lesson plan, supported by video clips, which includes the extraction, properties and uses of metals.
Electrolysis of molten zinc chloride (RSC demonstration)
A video tutorial with accompanying notes to show you how to safely electrolyse a molten ionic compound, demonstrating that it conducts electricity and decomposes.
Reduction of copper oxide (RSC demonstration)
A video tutorial, with accompanying notes, showing a method that can be used to reduce copper oxide to produce copper.
Metals cartoon (BBC Bitesize)
An engaging cartoon that covers extraction of metals, properties of metals and alloys. There is a n interactive quiz at the end.
Electrolysis cartoon (BBC Bitesize)
An entertaining and comprehensive cartoon which covers ions, electrolysis, purification of copper and the chlor-alkali industry.
Making and recycling cars cartoon (BBC Bitesize)
An engaging cartoon which compares steel and aluminium in the production of cars. Rusting is also covered.
Extraction of metals (s-cool)
This webpage links to revision notes, multiple choice questions and exam-style questions, all focused on the extraction of metals.
Electroplating video clip (BBC Bitesize)
A short revision video about electrolysis, with a particular focus on electroplating.
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