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Setting Up a Bunsen Burner Animation

Added: 28 Aug 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Presentation / Simulation

A visual presentation on all aspects of the Bunsen Burner - learn the names of each part of the Bunsen Burner, learn how to light a Bunsen Burner and learn the difference between the blue and yellow flames.

How it maps to the curriculum


Strand: 1. Nature of Science

Strand unit: 1. How Scientists Work

Suggestions for use: In pairs, students must watch the animation and take notes. Teacher gives safety talk on using the bunsen burner. Assess students learning from the animation by applying their learning to lighting a real bunsen burner under direct supervision of the teacher. Other students can use the animation to create a safety leaflet on lighting a Bunsen Burner as they wait for their turn to light the Bunsen Burner.

Key Skills:

  • Managing Information and Thinking
  • Staying Well
  • Managing Myself

Meta information

  • Asset type: Online Resource
  • Language: English
  • Rights: All rights reserved
  • Cost: No
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