Experiment 10: The enthalpy of decomposition of calcium carbonate


Aim

To find the enthalpy of decomposition of calcium carbonate

Notes

The reactions of acids have been discussed and the students are aware that both calcium oxide and calcium carbonate react exothermically with hydrochloric acid

Instructions given

As this is a planning experiment the instructions given are minimal and the students should decide for themselves how this experiment should be carried out, including all apparatus, quantities and materials.

Materials available


Experimental report

The following factors will be assessed:-

Relevant criteria