Chemistry KS3/4: Experiments with water

Students take practical experiments with water in the University of Cambridge’s Department of Chemistry with Dr Peter Wothers.

They explore why ice floats on water, what happens as water expands when frozen, and measure how much steam is generated from heating water.

Teacher Notes

Students could be challenged to create a summary of one of the three topic areas covered in the clip.

Are the points what you expected to see?

A peer review could be carried out.

Curriculum Notes

This clip will be relevant for teaching Chemistry and Physics and this topic appears in OCR and AQA, in KS3, KS4 and GCSE in England and Wales.