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Copper Refining – Plate Removal (Video)

Year Level(s) Years 7-10
Subject Area(s) Science General Science Chemistry
Topic(s) Mining Rocks & Minerals Smelting & Refining
Resource Type Video Short Movie
Publish Date 2nd Mar 2010

Short video showing plates of pure copper being removed out of tanks following electrolysis.

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Australian Curriculum content statements
Science: ACSSU153 (8)

Copper Refining - Plate Removal (Video)

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