Reaction of Hydrogen and Oxygen

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Balloons of hydrogen, oxygen, and a mixture of the two gases are burned.

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Two Scales Precision vs. Capacity

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Two weighing scales with different ranges and sensitivities, with video of pan and read-out to projection screen.

Reaction of Sodium and Water

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Sodium undergoes a reaction with water.

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Reaction of Magnesium and Air

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A magnesium ribbon is held with tongs and lit with a match or torch, making a bright flame that consumes the ribbon from the bottom up.

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Reaction of Propane and Oxygen

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A oxy-propane torch is lit with just propane, and the flame examined, before oxygen is added, changing the flame character and temperature.

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Hot and Cold Packs

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Ammonium nitrate instant cold packs, and calcium chloride instant hot packs, to distribute.

Specific Heat of Copper

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Copper is heated to 100°C and added to room temperature water in a calorimeter. Specific Heat calculated.

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