Monthly Archives: January 2011

Measuring Rates of Reaction

The rate of a reaction may be measured by following the loss of a reactant, or the formation of a product. Three of the reactions which may be studied to show how the rate can be changed are shown. They are: PARTICLE SIZE: The reaction between calcium carbonate and dilute hydrochloric acid. TEMPERATURE : The reaction between sodium thiosulphate solution and hydrochloric acid. CATALYST: The decomposition of hydrogen peroxide solution. … Continue reading

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2010 in review – we done good

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. … Continue reading

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