Unit 8 CLC Projectss
Purpose: To determine which household substances are polar and
which are nonpolar..
Polar and Nonpolar Substances
- Choose various household substances (both liquids and solids) to
test the polarity of.
Research what polarity is how polar compounds interact with
Write a procedure to test various household substances for
polarity. (Test both liquids and solids)
Use your procedure to test the substances, and tell how you know
whether they are polar or nonpolar.
- Try to choose things that are compounds and not mixtures.
- Examples of liquids: water, vegetable oil, gasoline, paint
thinner, mineral spirits, terpentine, antifreeze, rubbing alcohol,
hydrogen peroxide, brake parts cleaner, acetone
- Examples of solids: salt, sugar, baking soda, washing soda,
epsom salts, moth balls, wax, crisco
- Should Include:
- Introduction - Research what polarity is and give a
of polarity and what you’ve learned about it that helped you design
- Methods section describing your
- Results section (should have a chart showing your
recorded data and results of whether each is polar or nonpolar).
- Discussion section talking about your results. How
do you think your results are? Can you see any patterns in your
about what types of things tend be polar or nonpolar?
- Works Cited page listing your sources you cited
(in proper MLA format).