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Solubility trends of metal halides on microscale

Description

In this experiment, the similarities and differences in the solubilities of the halides of some Group 1 & 2 metals and silver are investigated using a microscale technique.

Credits

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This is an experiment from the Practical Chemistry project, developed by the Nuffield Foundation and the Royal Society of Chemistry.
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Apparatus Chemicals

Eye protection

Each working group requires:

Worksheet containing a grid on which drops of solution are combined

Clear plastic sheet such as OHP film

Access to solutions contained in plastic pipettes (Notes 1 and 2):

Calcium nitrate, 0.2 M

Lithium bromide, 0.2 M

Sodium fluoride, 0.2 M

Sodium chloride, 0.2 M

Potassium bromide, 0.2 M

Potassium iodide, 0.2 M

Silver nitrate, 0.1 M

Refer to Health & Safety and Technical notes section below for additional information.

 






In this experiment, the similarities and differences in the solubilities of the halides of some Group 1 & 2 metals and silver are investigated using a microscale technique.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This is a resource from the Practical Chemistry project, developed by the Nuffield Foundation and the Royal Society of Chemistry. This collection of over 200 practical activities demonstrates a wide range of chemical concepts and processes. Each activity contains comprehensive information for teachers and technicians, including full technical notes and step-by-step procedures. Practical Chemistry activities accompany Practical Physics and Practical Biology .