Science - Metals

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mshowley
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Science - Metals
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2012-04-25 07:51:18
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Metals
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  1. State the properties of metals
    Strong

    Shiny

    Malleable

    Ductile

    Good conductor of heat

    Good conductor of electricity
  2. Name two metals and give a use for each
    Gold is used for jewellery

    Silver is used for cups and trophies
  3. What is an alloy?
    It is a mixture of a metal and a non metal
  4. State two alloys and give a use for each
    Brass is used for candlesticks

    Bronze is used for statues and medals

    Steel is used for car bodies and bridges
  5. Define corrosion
    This is when metal is attacked by air and water
  6. What is rusting?
    Rusting is when iron joins with oxygen and water to form rust
  7. List the conditions for rusting
    Oxygen

    Water
  8. State the ways a person can stop rusting from occurring
    Paint

    Oil

    Galvanising
  9. State how to test for the presence of hydrogen
    Put a lit match to the top of a test tube and it will make a 'pop' sound

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