In this lab, student try to explain what happens when copper chloride is placed in water, and how aluminum foil place in that solution reacts.

Key Concept: Oxidation-reduction reactions occur when there is a transfer of electrons between reactants.

Objectives: 1) Explain what occurs when copper chloride is placed in water. 2) Observe and describe what occurs when aluminum foil is placed into a beaker of copper chloride solution.

This resource is part of the Chemistry course which contains units on Lab Setup and Safety; Nomenclature; Chemical Reactions and Balancing; Metric Systems & Conversions; Periodic Table and Trends; Atomic Structure; Nuclear Chemistry; Acids, Bases, & Salts; Bonding; Percent Composition; Solutions, Molarity, and Concentrations; Stoichiometry; Energy; Gas Laws; Reaction Rates and Equilibrium; Electron Configuration; and Redox Reactions.

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