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Published: 25/03/2019
KS3 | Chemistry
3 pages

Separating iron filings from sand

An activity to separate a simple mixture. It provides opportunities for students to practice maths skills including calculating percentage mass of the filings in the mixture.

It is suitable for higher achieving KS3 groups. Ask them to suggest a method of how to separate the mixture and use this resource as a structure if needed.


See other resources: Separating mixtures | Atoms, elements and compounds

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