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Nov282010

Video Demo: Water Electrolysis

I recently presented at the CSTA Conference and I was able to pick up a few new demonstrations.  In the past it was really difficult to demonstrate or do a lab activity that involved the electrolysis of water.  Luckily I sat in on Tara Krisch's (Orange Grove Middle School) presentation on compounds.  She shared a simple way for students to do water electrolysis.  The second demo also shows electrolysis, but in a slightly more colorful way.  

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Reader Comments (11)

I highlighted your post in my Daily Digest of Education related blogs today as I thought other teachers would find it of interest. You can see it here: http://bit.ly/gPGftV

November 30, 2010 | Unregistered Commenter@CreativeEdu

Thanks for the link!

November 30, 2010 | Registered CommenterDarren Fix

Very nice video of the demonstration. I'm doing the same thing on my site with some labs and demos.

January 7, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKevin

You have a really well done site. Looking forward to seeing more posts in the future.

January 7, 2011 | Registered CommenterDarren Fix

Interesting Video about Electrolysis: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIusHqZ0skM

March 2, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJohn William

That's really cool!

March 2, 2011 | Registered CommenterDarren Fix

How do the test tubes stay in position?

April 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMimi

what keeps the test tubes up?

November 10, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPhilip Madden

I give tuition and very often i am challenged to make the lessons as simple as possible ensuring that the students clearly understand what is being taught to them. I am glad indeed to come across your very simple yet innovative site. Thanks much :)

June 24, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGene

How do the test tubes stays up. Please reply at the earliest. Someone. I've got science project tommorow

January 20, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterrobert

They don't. You have to hold them.

February 11, 2014 | Registered CommenterDarren Fix

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