Safety: Follow all chemical warning labels. Follow your local regulations for chemical waste disposal. Always wear goggles and other safety equipment when handling chemicals.
Materials: Obtain test tubes, wire cutters, test tube racks, 150-300mL Erlenmeyer Flasks, wax pencils, beakers or weighing trays to hold solid chemicals, and a proper waste container.
Obtain the following chemicals:
- Copper (s) wire (or ribbon if wire is not available)
- Silver Nitrate (aq)
- Lead (II) Nitrate (aq)
- Sodium Iodide (aq)
- Zinc (s)
- Copper (II) Sulfate (aq)
If aqueous solutions are not readily available they can be prepared following these guidelines.