How can I separate a mixture?

In this lesson, we will be learning about how mixtures can be separated. We will learn three main methods that can be used to separate mixtures. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil. There will also be an investigation which you can either watch or join in with if you ask permission from your parent or carer.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Question 2

Question 3

Q1.What does it mean if a solid is soluble?

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Q2.What does it mean if a solid is insoluble?

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Q3.Which of the following solids is soluble?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.What does it mean if a solid is soluble?

1/3

Q2.What does it mean if a solid is insoluble?

2/3

Q3.Which of the following solids is soluble?

3/3

Video

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Worksheet

These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the ‘Resume Video’ icon. If you are asked to add answers to the slides, first download or print out the worksheet. Once you have finished all the tasks, click ‘Next’ below.

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Quiz:

How can I separate a mixture?

Well done everyone on some great learning! Now have a go at answering these questions to see how much you can remember from the lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.We learned three main ways to separate mixtures. They were separating by hand, separating by magnetism and __________.

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Q2.Which method would you use to separate beads of different colours?

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Q3.Which method would you use to separate sand from gravel?

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Q4.Which method would you use to separate small pieces of metal from sand?

4/4

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How can I separate a mixture?

Well done everyone on some great learning! Now have a go at answering these questions to see how much you can remember from the lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.We learned three main ways to separate mixtures. They were separating by hand, separating by magnetism and __________.

1/4

Q2.Which method would you use to separate beads of different colours?

2/4

Q3.Which method would you use to separate sand from gravel?

3/4

Q4.Which method would you use to separate small pieces of metal from sand?

4/4

Lesson summary: How can I separate a mixture?

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