Subject: How does copper from pennies plate onto steel in vinegar?
Date: Thu Feb 12 13:29:01 1998
Posted by Bruce Neben
Grade level: K-3
School: No school entered.
City: Portland State/Province: OR
Area of science: Chemistry
My son, Abraham, age 9, and I were doing an
experiment in book which offers the
experiment, but not the explanation. Copper
pennies and a steel nail in vinegar with salt.
The nail gets yellow/copper color. Can you
provide a simple explanation?
Re: How does copper from pennies plate onto steel in vinegar?
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