Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Nickel Plating

Students were taught chemistry in a new lecture theatre in the physical sciences building today.
Anthony Armstrong Academy Chemistry teacher: teaching rates of reaction and electrochemistry
The students performed an electrolysis experiment later in the lesson. The students plated copper coins with nickel.

Copper coins : for those who remember

Nickel II ions (green in solution) were reduced to Nickel
by electricity forming a Nickel coating (silver looking) on the copper coins. 

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