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Re: Buffer question
To recap, the image below is from the SQA marking scheme for 2014AH at http://www.sqa.org.uk/pastpapers/papers/instructions/2014/mi_AH_Chemistry_all_2014.pdf The figure circled is an error, and should be 0.333. The question describes making up a standard buffer solution where pKa=pH
Re: Spare lesson in the middle of rusting - any suggestions?
haha this is very timely .. I wrote up that demo for the next Education in Chemistry. Filming it this week .. I will make sure a link goes in to Bob's version too :) ... I agree though, it's got to be for the right level. I show this to my A-level students when comparing redox potentials. that being said, you can always leave it a little longer without indicators connected with Cu and with Mg if you want to talk sacrificial protection. The Cu one gets really messy especially overnight. The difference between the three is obvious even without an indicator, especialy with a pinch of salt ;)