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CLIP 1865

Separating mixtures - filtration and distillation

Separating mixtures - filtration and distillation
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Key Info
  • Separating mixtures - filtration and distillation
  • Duration: 01:52
  • Demonstrates how to separate sand and salt from water by filtration and distillation. The terms 'soluble' and 'insoluble' are explained and it is demonstrated that if a mixture of salt, sand and water is filtered, a salt solution is left behind. This salt solution is then evaporated to dryness. Another salt solution is distilled to collect the water.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Chem: Techniques

  • Keywords: filtration, filter, separating, mixture, distillation, salt, sand
Ideas for use in class
  • Could be used as a summary of a lesson on separating mixtures after students are asked to plan a practical activity in which they are challenged to separate salt, sand and water.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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