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Rust and Corrosion: Rust and Corrosion

Your Research Questions

  1. What is a chemical reaction?  
  1. Which two substances are needed for rusting to occur? 
  1. Why does rusting occur faster near the coast than in inland areas? 
  1. Why does painting an iron object slow down its rusting? 
  1. Suggest why aluminium rather than steel is used to make aircraft bodies. 
  1. Name three household objects made from stainless steel. Suggest why they are made from this alloy. 
  1. What is galvanising? 
  1. How do people combat rusting in coastal communities?


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