Lesson Details


  • Name: Testing for metal ions
  • Code: S.3.7.ML.5
  • Specification Reference: 4.4
  • Keywords: Hydrochloric Acid, Chemical Reactions,
  • Objectives: To state what is meant by an ion
  • Competency: Can recall the colours from the flame tests
  • Proficiency: Can discuss the issues with flame tests (interference)
  • Mastery: Can use the two tests to identify aluminium, magnesium and calcium ions

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