Hydrogen and its properties

Hydrogen and its properties
Publication Date: January, 2012
Type of Resource: Video/animation

This online resource demonstrates some of the properties of hydrogen.

The resource is a video (5:19 minutes) that gives a demonstration of some of the properties of hydrogen, and in particular, its flammability.

It also introduces the concept of using hydrogen as a fuel, with the only by-products of its combustion being heat and water.

This video could also be used to increase students' general knowledge of gases.

Additional Information

This resource is iPad friendly and could be used as an introduction to the topic of combustion chemistry.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > The properties of the different states of matter can be explained in terms of... > ACSSU151
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Chemical reactions, including combustion and the reactions of acids, are... > ACSSU179