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Water Clean-up

Water Clean-up

This is an activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) about the use of reduction agents to decontaminate ground water. Learners will conduct a reduction-oxidation (redox) reaction in which vitamin C acts as a reduction agent after passing through a model of top soil, sand, and gravel to "pollutants" (starch-iodine mixture). This simulates how nanoparticles of iron are being used to detoxify water under former factory sites. Relates to linked video,...

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