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TaskComparing Reactivities of ElementsIn this task, you will rank several elements according to their reactivities. You’ll base yourrankings on whether a chemical reaction occurs between certain elements. Before youbegin, read this information about lab safety .Estimated time to complete: 2 hoursIf you’ve purchased an Edmentum lab kit, remove the items that appear in the followingequipment list. The chemicals are located inside a box within the kit. You’ll also need a pento label the test tubes.You’ll need these materials:test tube racktest tubes (quantity: 6)test tube labelsgraduated cylinderwash bottle with distilled water (Tap water is acceptable, but it can skew theexperimental results.)pipettes (quantity: 2)forceps50-milliliter Erlenmeyer flaskscooptest tube brushaprongogglesglovespen or fine-tip markersmall piece of sandpaperchemicals from Edmentum Lab kit:copper metal strip (quantity: 1)iron nails (quantity: 2)zinc metal strips (quantity: 3)copper(II) sulfate solution (10 milliliters)iron(III) nitrate solution (10 milliliters), also called ferric nitratemagnesium sulfate solution (10 milliliters)hydrochloric acid (30 milliliters)sodium bicarbonate (7.5 grams)For more information about each chemical, view the safety data sheets . Click theProduct Resources tab followed by Datasheet.
Always work safely:Do not work directly on a granite or marble countertop. These surfaces may bedamaged by hydrochloric acid.Keep lids on the chemical bottles at all times, except when you are actively dispensingfrom a bottle.Wear an apron, goggles, and gloves anytime you are working with chemicals,including during disposal.Do not mix chemicals together except as instructed in the laboratory procedure.

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