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Paramagnetic Metal Ions—Chemical Demonstration Kit

By: Jeff Bracken, Westerville North High School, Westerville, OH

Item #: AP6309

Price: $51.85

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The Paramagnetic Metal Ions Chemical Demonstration Kit is a great demonstration to introduce the difference between diamagnetic, paramagnetic and ferromagnetic substances. Students study magnetism, electron configuration and orbitals.

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A great demonstration to introduce the difference between diamagnetic, paramagnetic and ferromagnetic substances. In this unique demonstration setup, four different metal salts are placed in chambers and suspended from dowel rods. A strong magnet is used to move the chambers and show the differences in the magnetic forces of the four salts. Teacher Demonstration Notes included. 

Concepts: Magnetism, electron configuration, orbitals.
Time Required: 15 minutes
Note: A ring stand and two utility clamps are needed for this demonstration and available separately.

Specifications

Materials Included in Kit: 
Calcium sulfate, 25 g
Copper(II) sulfate pentahydrate, 25 g
Manganese(II) sulfate, 25 g
Zinc sulfate, 25 g
Barb fitting, 90º, ¼", 5
Dowel rod with cup hooks, 2
Ion identification card sheet, blue
Neodymium magnet
Pipet, Beral-type, wide stem, 16
Velcro tabs, hooks, 4
Velcro tabs, loops, 4
Waxed string, 10 feet