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Do metals have different properties?
Yes EG Hard, Soft, Malluable, Brittal, Dull, Rough, Smooth etc.
What are some uses of metals and non-metals in every day life?
Mercury: in a thermometer low melting point
Silver: in a mirror bright and shiney
Aluminium: pots and pans good cunductor of heat
Copper: in an electrical cable good cunducter of heat
What is an alloy?
An alloy is a solid mixture of two or more metals.
Why do we use alloys?
Alloys are better than ordinary metals because they contain the properties of both metals.
What is the order of metals in the reactivity series?
Potasium
Sodium
Lithium
Calcium
Magnesium
Aluminium
Zinc
Iron
Copper
What is the rhyme that you use to determine the reactivity series?
Pandas
Smile
Like
Children
Making
A
Zebra
In
China
What happens when a metal reacts with water?
It forms an alkali
And creates Hydrogen
What happens when a metal reacts with acid?
it forms hydrogen and a salt
What is a displacement reaction?
It is when a more reactive metal pushes out a less reactive metal from its compound