Unit 10.6.4: The effect of concentration on the initial reaction rate
The students have carried out an experiment using the collection of gas method.
They are to plan an experiment to find out the effect of concentration on the rate of the reaction between sulfuric acid and magnesium.
The students are provided with 1 mol dm-3 sulfuric acid and a length of magnesium ribbon.
Feedback must include a discussion about the distribution of energy in a body of particles and the collision theory.