Activity #1: Electrolysis of Water (Splitting Water!)

Materials:  plastic cups, metal thumb tacks, pencils, pencil sharpener, jumper cables, 9V Battery, safety glasses

Part 1: Carefully view the below video and complete the summary in your workbook. 

Part 2: Carefully follow the activity instructions in the video below. Wear safety glasses. Document activity in your workbook. 

Part 3: Repeat your electrolysis using the alternative procedure outlined in the video below. Discuss with your team the similarities and differences between each method. Which one do you prefer? Record your responses in your workbook.