Set up the experiment pictured on the left.
Aim - To deduce how different metals effect the rate of
rusting of iron.
- Zinc ribbon
- Copper ribbon
- 4 iron nails
- 4 test tubes
- test tube holder
Method- Wrap the copper ribbon around a nail as pictured
on the left. Wrap the zinc ribbon on another nail as shown. Completely
cover one of the nails with vaseline petroleum jelly. Into a fourth test
tube place a nail. Fill each tube with water and leave standing for 4
Discussion - discuss the results.