What types of metal are susceptible to corrosion?
What kinds of liquid promote corrosion?
Steel wool will/will not corrode when exposed to water/juice.
Stainless steel will/will not corrode when exposed to water/juice.
Aluminum will/will not corrode when exposed to water/juice.
Copper will/will not corrode when exposed to water/juice.
Two pieces of steel wool
Two stainless steel teaspoons
Two squares of aluminum foil
- Fill two bowls – one with water and the other with juice.
- Put one piece of each of the metal objects in each bowl.
- Leave the metals in the liquids for a week where they will not be disturbed.
- After one week, take out the metal samples and examine them. Record your observations.
Analysis and Conclusion:
Which liquid caused more corrosion? Which metals were more susceptible to corrosion? Was there a combination of liquid and metal that caused the most corrosion? When can you use metals that corrode and when should you use metals that
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