Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1
Flame Tests:

Method of Procedure

- For the wire to heat the ions, we used nichrom (nickelchromium). This is because it
is a very unreactive metal with a high melting point.
- We used a cobalt blue strip for Potassium to eliminate the yellow colour given off by

Page 2

Preview of page 2
energetically unstable level, they tend to fall back down to where they were before. An
electron which had jumped from the 2p level to an orbital in the 7 level, for example, might
jump back to the 2p level in one go. That would release a certain amount of energy…


No comments have yet been made

Similar Chemistry resources:

See all Chemistry resources »