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firewatch

Watch aluminum foil disappear as it is added to a green-blue solution of copper(II) chloride. Observe color changes, production of a gas, formation of solid metallic copper, and a drastic change in temperature. Learn the crucial role of a catalyst as the single-replacement, oxidation–reduction reaction proceeds.

Concepts

  • Oxidation & Reduction
  • Single Replacement Reactions
  • Catalysts