It’s Fireworks Night here in the UK tomorrow, which means fireworks (obviously), bonfires and sparklers. We’ve looked at fireworks in a previous post, so this time around it’s time to take a look at the chemicals that go into producing sparklers, and their various roles.
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Here’s the second part of the Chemical Reactions posters, this time featuring condensation, hydrolysis, displacement, oxidation, and reduction reactions. Click the image above to enlarge and read the text. more
The oxidation state of elements are largely dependend on their position in the periodic table. Main group elements have usually less numbers of oxidations states. Transition metal often have a wider range of possible oxidaions states. more