A Compound from Two Elements

In this classic experiment, from the Royal Society of Chemistry, students create a compound from the elements iron and sulphur. The properties of the compound are compared to the properties of the elements and the mixture it was formed from.

The resource is set out as teachers' notes followed by the students' page which presents the task to be investigated. A list of apparatus and chemicals needed for the investigation is provided, together with teaching tips.

Curriculum links include: compounds, elements, mixtures, properties of compounds, chemical equations

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