The Microworld with Dr. Shoemaker: A Chemical Romance

♪♪>>HELLO AGAIN. I’M DOCTOR SHOEMAKER. AND NO, I DON’T ACTUALLY MAKE SHOES. [GIGGLES] I’M A DOCTOR OF SCIENCE. LET’S LOOK AT ANOTHER CHEMICAL REACTION LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE UNDER A POWERFUL MICROSCOPE. WELCOME TO THE MICRO WORLD. OH LOOK, SCIENCE! TODAY WE’LL BE LOOKING AT THE BRIGGS-RAUSCHER REACTION, WHICH IS SIMPLY COMBINING POTASSIUM […]

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The source of nitrates – The chemistry of almost everything (10/31)

Here’s a riddle to get us started. What have boats, bombs and bird droppings got to do with the chemistry of power? A hundred years ago, rapidly growing populations put pressure on farmers to grow more food. The traditional fertiliser, animal manure, wasn’t enough. The one good source of the nitrates they needed was 8,000 […]

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Making Predictions Using Reactivity Series | Reactions | Chemistry | FuseSchool

[metals] can vary greatly from one another in terms of their appearance properties uses and reactivity Gold as an example is yellow relatively hard and very unreactive Potassium on the other hand is gay relatively soft and reacts vigorously with oxygen and water We can actually organize these metals according to their reactivity This arrangement […]

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