A British Gas scientist explains how natural gas, or methane, burns in oxygen to produce carbon dioxide and water.

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Bitesize Secondary, Science 1
First broadcast:
28 February 2008

Students could copy the word equation provided in the clip and go on to produce a chemical equation from this. They could work in groups to answer the question 'What type of damage could be done to the environment by the waste gases shown in this clip?' Practical demonstrations could be carried out to show the flammability of different hydrocarbons, including alcohols.