- Subject: Science
- AS: 90946
- Level: 1
- Credits: 4
Science 1.7 Investigate the implications of the properties of metals for their use in society
Sites for revision
Gold in NZ
This site covers the occurrence and extraction of gold in NZ.
History of the discovery of metals
Uses of metals
This is a very informative site dealing with metals in common use in NZ.
Extraction of metals
Note that in NZ we do not make iron from its ores using a blast furnace as our ore is different.
For this website look at pages 1,3 and 4 only. Ignore page 2 as we do not make iron in NZ by using a blast furnace.
Properties of metals
This is a good summary of the properties of metals. Non-metals are included too but are not part of this standard.
Reactions of metals
This site gives a good summary, with visuals, of the reactions of metals with oxygen, water and acids.
Reactions of metals and the activity series
Writing a balanced chemical equation
For help with writing and balancing equations.
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