The naked scientists - combustion reactions

The naked scientists - combustion reactions
Publication Date: November, 2007
Type of Resource: Weblink

These online resources show various aspects of combustion reactions.

The four links show the reactions and give explanations for the observed phenomena.

The experiments are titled: 'Losing air', 'Looking inside a candle flame', 'Igniting wire wool' and 'Jumping flames'.

Each experiment is explained in simple language with an accompaning video and a downloadable mp3 sound file.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Analyse patterns and trends in data, including describing relationships between... > ACSIS169
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent... > ACSIS170
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > Formulate questions or hypotheses that can be investigated scientifically > ACSIS164
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Chemical reactions, including combustion and the reactions of acids, are... > ACSSU179