Reaction of Magnesium and Calcium with water
   
     

EL3.1

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This video demonstrates the reaction of Magnesium (on the left) and Calcium (on the right) with water and the pH of the solution produced. Students should be encouraged to make the observations and to explain their observations using equations.

For further information see Salters Advanced Chemistry, 2000, Activities and Assessment Pack, Second Edition, ISBN 0 435 631217