Many students combine the term "oxidation" with a combustion reaction. This student experiment explains that oxidation also proceed "unspectacular" over longer periods. This experiment shows iron wool corrodes in moist air, it rusts. Rusting is "slow oxidation".
What you can learn about
- Slow oxidation reaction
- Rusting of metals
- Corroding of iron
- Easy teaching and efficient learning by using interactive experimentation PHYWE-Software
- Experiment is part of a complete solution set with experiments for all Inorganic Chemistry matched with international curriculum: all topics are covered