How can mixtures be separated?

In this lesson, we will look at three different methods for separating mixtures: sieving, filtration and evaporation. We will learn when to use each one and plan our own experiment. You will need a pencil and a piece of paper for this lesson.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 5

Q1.Is sand soluble or insoluble?

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Q2.Is salt soluble or insoluble?

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Q3.What is A in diagram 1?

Diagram 1

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Q4.What is B in diagram 1?

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Q5.What is C in diagram 1?

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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

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Is sand soluble or insoluble?

1/5

Q2.Is salt soluble or insoluble?

2/5

Q3.What is A in diagram 1?

Diagram 1

3/5

Q4.What is B in diagram 1?

4/5

Q5.What is C in diagram 1?

5/5

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Science - Separating mixtures - End of lesson quiz

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Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Is sand soluble or insoluble?

1/5

Q2.Is salt soluble or insoluble?

2/5

Q3.When should you use filtration?

3/5

Q4.When should you use evaporation?

4/5

Q5.When should you use sieving?

5/5

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Science - Separating mixtures - End of lesson quiz

Don't worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Is sand soluble or insoluble?

1/5

Q2.Is salt soluble or insoluble?

2/5

Q3.When should you use filtration?

3/5

Q4.When should you use evaporation?

4/5

Q5.When should you use sieving?

5/5

Lesson summary: How can mixtures be separated?

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