This project will show a catalyst’s role in the combustion process of a sugar cube.
- Sugar cube
- At first, try to set the sugar cube on fire using the match.
- You won’t be able to do it.
- Cover some ashes on a side of the cube.
- Now, set it again on fire.
- See what happens.
In the second time, you would see the sugar cube catching the fire and burning.
The presence of a catalyst helps a chemical reaction to happen. In the above-mentioned process, ash acted as a catalyst, which helped the cube burn. However, the ash would not change during the combustion process.
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