What happens to particles during burning?

In this lesson, we will learn about combustion reactions. We will learn what a fuel is and what happens when a fuel combusts. We will practise writing combustion equations and interpret the results from an experiment on combustion.

What happens to particles during burning?

In this lesson, we will learn about combustion reactions. We will learn what a fuel is and what happens when a fuel combusts. We will practise writing combustion equations and interpret the results from an experiment on combustion.

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. Define the words combustion, fuel, reactant and product
  2. Write a word equation for the combustion of common fuels
  3. Compare different fuels using experimental data

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5 Questions

Q1.
Which indicator of a chemical change is represented by this picture?
Correct answer: Colour change
Formation of gas
Formation of precipitate
Odour
Temperature change
Q2.
Which indicator of a chemical change is represented by this picture?
Colour change
Formation of gas
Formation of precipitate
Correct answer: Odour
Temperature change
Q3.
Which indicator of a chemical change is represented by this picture?
Colour change
Formation of gas
Formation of precipitate
Odour
Correct answer: Temperature change
Q4.
Which indicator of a chemical change is represented by this picture?
Colour change
Formation of gas
Correct answer: Formation of precipitate
Odour
Temperature change
Q5.
Which indicator of a chemical change is represented by this picture?
Colour change
Correct answer: Formation of gas
Formation of precipitate
Odour
Temperature chnage

5 Questions

Q1.
What is combustion?
Correct answer: The scientific term for burning
The scientific term for freezing
The scientific term for warming things up
Q2.
What is the best definition of a fuel?
Correct answer: A substance that can be burnt to release energy
A substance that gives off power
something that we eat
Q3.
Fill in the missing gap. fuel + oxygen -> carbon dioxide + __________
heat
salt
Correct answer: water
Q4.
Which sign of a chemical change happens during combustion?
colour change
formation of a precipiate
formation of gas
odour
Correct answer: temperature change
Q5.
What is an independent variable
Correct answer: The one thing that you change.
The thing you keep the same to make sure it is a fair test.
The thing you observe or measure.

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