How can you separate a mixture of sand, salt and water?

In this lesson we will learn about how to separate soluble and insoluble solids from water.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.How many types of particle are there in a mixture?

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Q2.Why can iron filings be separated from sand using a magnet?

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Q3.How can salt be separated from water when it is dissolved?

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Q4.How can sand be separated from water?

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Q5.How can rocks be separated from water?

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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.How many types of particle are there in a mixture?

1/5

Q2.Why can iron filings be separated from sand using a magnet?

2/5

Q3.How can salt be separated from water when it is dissolved?

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Q4.How can sand be separated from water?

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Q5.How can rocks be separated from water?

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How can you separate a mixture of sand, salt and water?

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Q1.A soluble solid dissolves in water.

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Q2.The solid that dissolves in a liquid is called...

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Q3.The liquid a solid dissolves in is called...

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Q4.Salt is an example of...

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Q5.Sand is an example of...

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Q6.Which two processes are required to separate salt, sand and water?

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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 you separate a mixture of sand, salt and water?

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

Question 6

Q1.A soluble solid dissolves in water.

1/6

Q2.The solid that dissolves in a liquid is called...

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Q3.The liquid a solid dissolves in is called...

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Q4.Salt is an example of...

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Q5.Sand is an example of...

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Q6.Which two processes are required to separate salt, sand and water?

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Lesson summary: How can you separate a mixture of sand, salt and water?

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