Air & Combustion

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Topic Objectives

By the end of this topic, the learner should be able to:

  • State the percentage combustion of air by volume;
  • Carry out simple experiments to show that oxygen is the active part of air;
  • Determine the percentage of oxygen in air using suitable methods;
  • Describe the combustion of specified elements in air and oxygen and name the products;
  • Explain how liquefied air can be separated into its components by fractional distillation;
  • Carry out experiments to investigate the conditions for rusting, and state the composition of rust;
  • State methods of preventing rusting;
  • Prepare oxygen, investigate its properties and state its uses;
  • Arrange some elements in order of their reactivity with oxygen using experimental data;
  • Classify the products of burning elements in oxygen either as acidic or basic;
  • State pollution effects due to burning of substances in air;
  • State the uses of reactivity series.
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Unit Includes

  • 7 Lessons
  • 1 Quiz
  • Unit Certificate
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