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Lesson Plan 4: Clever crystals and solubility

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Clever crystals and solubility (Page 19 of the Teacher's Pack)

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Clever crystals and solubility (1.65 MB)

Suitable for: 11-14 years

Curriculum and learning links:

  • States of matter, separating mixtures

Learning objectives:

  • States of matter, separating mixtures
  • Analyse data on how temperature can affect solubility

Clip 11: Clever crystals - Dr Yan shows how to make a stalagmite made from sodium ethanoate and links this to crystal formation in hand-warmers.

Clip 12: Super-cool - Dr Yan shows how to instantly turn water into ice using supercooled water.

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