GCSE Chemical Tests

This PowerPoint covers most of the content GCSE students need to know about different chemical tests, including:

  1. How to test for hydrogen using a “squeaky pop”
  2. How to test for oxygen using a glowing splint
  3. How to test for carbon dioxide using limewater
  4. How to test for ammonia using litmus paper
  5. How to test for chlorine using indicator paper
  6. Flame tests
  7. Flame emission spectroscopy
  8. How to test for ammonium ions
  9. How to test for copper, iron, halide, sulfate and carbonate ions


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Created: Aug 16, 2019


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