These diagnostic questions and response activities (contained in the zip file) support students in being able to:
Use observations to determine whether a substance is in solution.
Recognise that a compound has properties (including solubility) that are distinct from its constituent elements.
Explain the appearance of a different metal during a displacement reaction.
Explain the formation of a precipitate in terms of a difference in solubility of a product.
Predict the conservation of mass during a displacement reaction.
The resources include details of common misconceptions and a summary of the research upon which the resources are based.
Download the zip file for all the questions and activities.
More resources like this can be found on the BEST webpage: Best Evidence in Science Teaching
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