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Chemical apparatus for Edexcel GCSE Chemistry

Chemical apparatus

This page covers the following topics:

1. Thermal experimental tools
2. Storage apparatus

Practical work is at the heart of chemistry and it is important we understand why and how we use basic pieces of chemical apparatus.

Thermal experimental tools

Practical work is at the heart of chemistry and it is important we understand why and how we use basic pieces of chemical apparatus.

Storage apparatus

1

A gas less dense than air can be collected by what?

Upwards delivery

A gas less dense than air can be collected by what?

2

What gas is fed into bunsen burners so that they can light?

Natural gas (mainly methane) or liquefied petroleum gas (propane/butane)

What gas is fed into bunsen burners so that they can light?

3

Which of the shown gases can be collected using downwards delivery?

Chlorine

Which of the shown gases can be collected using downwards delivery?

4

A measuring cylinder is a tool used to measure what?

Liquid volume.

A measuring cylinder is a tool used to measure what?

5

What is the piece of apparatus labelled โ€˜xโ€™ called?

A delivery tube.

What is the piece of apparatus labelled โ€˜xโ€™ called?

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