Making a Carbon Dioxide Fire extinguisher

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      Making a Carbon Dioxide Fire extinguisher

Introduction: For a fire to burn it needs
three things. Write the three things
on the sides of the fire triangle.




When a candle burns the:

HEAT:    comes from the flame

FUEL:   comes from …………………………………………

OXYGEN:   comes from ……………………………………

We can put a candle out in the following ways -

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When you react carbon dioxide with vinegar it gives off carbon dioxide
gas. What will happen to the oxygen if you pour carbon dioxide over a
flame?
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What will happen
to the flame?…………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Task: You task is to design a fire extinguisher that will put out a candle
flame.

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Diagram:




Method: What will you do? ………………………………………………………………………………..

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Safety: What safety precautions will you need to take when testing
your fire extinguisher?

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Testing: Make your fire extinguisher. Are you able to put out a candle
with it? Y/N
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