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This lab on the Law of Conservation of Mass can be used with physical science or chemistry classes. The lab activity will provide your students with a clear visual and hands-on experiment dealing with the Law of Conservation of Mass. The activity includes three mini-experiments. In each, students will collect quantitative data that proves that mass is conserved during chemical changes.
PURPOSE OF THIS LAB:
To determine experimentally whether mass is conserved in a particular set of chemical reactions.
REQUIRED MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT:
• Beral pipets
• Plastic bottles with caps
• 10 mL graduated cylinder
• White vinegar
• Silver nitrate
• Sodium chloride solution
• Alka seltzer tablets
• Sodium hydroxide (1M solution)
Your download will include handouts that are ready to be copied and passed out to your students. Handouts include: Title, Purpose, Introduction, Materials, Safety Precautions, Procedure, Analysis Questions, Student Data Pages, Answers to all Questions, and Teacher Preparation Notes.
You will receive both an editable Word document and a pdf of this lab.