An Introduction to Qualitative Analysis

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Compounds take on different properties than their elemental components. How can scientists determine those elements? A lab-based activity has learners explore several double replacement reactions to analyze compounds qualitatively. They then use their results to predict the makeup of their compounds.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Review several double replacement reactions prior to the experiment
  • Following the activity, provide learners with qualitative analysis data of a different series of reactions for them to interpret
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects a solid understanding of ionic bonding and double replacement reactions
Pros

  • Provides background information to introduce the lesson
  • Includes an easy-to-follow experiment procedure
Cons

  • None
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