Title Viva ICSE Chemistry Book 9 - Lab Skills
Subtitle Laboratory Ethics • Viva Voce
Author Neha Sharma
ISBN 9789388653503
List price Rs 275.00
Price outside India Available on Request
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Binding Hardbound
No of pages 76
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2019
Original publisher Viva Education
Published in India by Viva Education
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory Worldwide
Status New Arrival
About the book

Salient Features of the Books:

  • A list of commonly used Experiment Tools in Chemistry laboratory
  • A section on Laboratory Ethics given in the beginning includes a set of guidelines to remind students on how to conduct while working in the laboratory
  • Experiments given in a systematic way
  • Procedure aided with neat and labelled diagrams, wherever necessary
  • Questions to prepare for Viva Voce given at the end of each experiment


Unit 1: Identification of gases by different methods

Experiment: To identify the gas produced by the effect of reagents and heat on different salts

Unit 2: Action of heat on salts

Experiment: To identify the given unknown salt by observing the effect/action of heat on it

The unknown salt can be any of the following.

  • Copper carbonate • Zinc carbonate • Washing soda
  • Copper sulphate crystals • Zinc nitrate • Copper nitrate
  • Lead nitrate • Ammonium chloride • Iodine • Ammonium dichromate

Unit 3: Effect of dilute sulphuric acid (H2SO4) on salt

Experiment: To identity the unknown salt by the addition of dilute sulphuric acid, H2SO4

The given salt can be any of the following.

  • Sulphide • Carbonate • Metal • Sulphite

Unit 4: Identification of metal ions in the given unknown salt by flame test

Experiment: To identify the metal ion or basic radical present in the given salt by flame test

Unit 5: Experiments to test for hardness of water

Experiment: (i) To identify hardness of water

(ii) To soften temporary hard water and permanent hard water

(iii) To learn the advantage of using detergents over soaps in hard water


Unit 6: Experiment to detect water pollution

Experiment: (i) To find out the sources of pollution of water bodies in the locality

(ii) To suggest preventive steps to control water pollution

Unit 7: Determination of percentage composition of a mixture

Experiment: To determine the percentage composition of sand in a mixture of powdered salt and water-washed sand

About the Author:

Neha Sharma is a gold medalist in M.Tech. from Guru Gobind Singh lndraprastha University.  She did her M.Sc. in Physics from University of Delhi and has worked as an Assistant Professor in Galgotias College of Engineering and Technology, Greater Noida for more than seven years. Presently she is working as PGT Physics in a reputed school in Delhi.

Target Audience:

ICSE students of class 9.

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