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Collections VisChem topic 8: chemical properties of water and aqueous solutions

TLF ID M008659

This web page contains video clips, animations and student worksheets that investigate the chemical properties of water and aqueous solutions. The major topics cover the structure and bonding of water, acids and bases, dissolving, ionic solutions, precipitation and complexation.

Educational details

Educational value
  • Comprehensively covers all of the resources available in this project on water and aqueous solutions, including links to other topics.
  • Videos show reactions viewed from three levels - observational, molecular and symbolic.
  • Important sections of the videos are available as separate animations.
  • Animations represent as authentically as possible the sizes, shapes, arrangements and atomic features of the particles.
  • Includes concise explanatory notes on important features of each video and animation.
  • Videos, animations and documents can be opened from the web page or downloaded and saved.
  • Printable versions of the video scripts are available.
  • Worksheets test students' understanding of molecular and symbolic representations.
Learning area
  • Science

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  • Contributor
  • Name: CADRE Design Pty Ltd
  • Organization: CADRE Design Pty Ltd
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  • Address: NSW, AUSTRALIA
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: CADRE Design Pty Ltd
  • Organization: CADRE Design Pty Ltd
  • Address: NSW, AUSTRALIA
  • Person: Dr Roy Tasker
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: Vic, AUSTRALIA
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  • Metadata © Education Services Australia Ltd 2011 (except where otherwise indicated). Digital content © CADRE Design Pty Ltd and Dr Roy Tasker 2010 (except where otherwise indicated). You may view, copy, distribute, communicate and adapt this material for non-commercial educational purposes provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the material.