obtaining and using metals

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Gain of oxygen
Oxidation
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If ores can't be extracted by carbon, they use...
electrolysis
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Metal's strength makes them great for things like...
car bodies, bridges
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Aluminium isn't strong, so it's good for...
electricity cables, aircraft
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copper doesn't react with water so can make...
pipes, plumbing
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Which metals react easier with oxygen to corrode?
The ones higher in the reactivity series
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A mixture of two or more metals?
Alloy
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Alloys are harder than pure metals because...
They have different sixed atoms so they can't slide over each other
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smart alloys have a special use which is...
They can return to their original shape
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The four things that make it important to recycle...
less resources, energy, money and less rubbish
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Economic/Environmental benefits from recycling...
Don't have to mine for ores, and ruin the environment or waste money getting them transported and extracted. Also, the cost of landfills
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copper doesn't react with water so can make...

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