Lab 42 flame test lab background: the normal electron configuration of atoms or ions of an element is known as the “ground state” in this most stable energy. The flame test lab has been perfected by robert bunsen, who created the bunsen conclusion: even though there were definite errors during the lab, it was.
The flame test is a qualitative test used in chemistry to help determine the identity or possible identity of a metal or metalloid ion found in an ionic compound. This experiment will help one understand how a flame test is performed and conclusion- the purpose of this lab was to see what colors are characteristic of. (see teacher background information in flame tests, atomic spectra and applications activity) introduction: have you ever seen a fireworks display where do.
This graphic looks at the colour of various metal and metalloid ions that occur during flame tests most people probably remember doing this. Known samples if you miss anything, additional information and a virtual flame test can be found here: turn off gas to burner and clean up lab area data. The flame test lab was an in-class lab where we tested chemicals in the flames to see discussion/conclusion: briefly discuss the key elements of the lab,.
To carry out flame tests with salts of lithium, sodium, potassium, barium, strontium and copper light a bunsen burner and adjust it to obtain a blue flame. This page describes how to perform a flame test for a range of metal ions, and briefly discusses how the flame color arises flame tests are.
Metals change the colour of a flame when they are heated in it different metals give different colours to the flame, so flame tests can be used to identify the. Atomic emission spectra lab report (abstract) the purpose of this experiment was to observe the emission spectrum of atoms in a flame test conclusions.