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Year 11 investigates rate of reaction

Posted: January 9, 2015

In Year 11 Science, students investigated the rate of chemical reaction between magnesium metal and hydrochloric acid, which releases hydrogen gas as a product. Students chose to change either the temperature of the acid, the concentration of the acid, or the mass of the magnesium metal, to see how that affected the volume of hydrogen gas released in a specific quantity of time.