Students will be able to
- construct and analyze word and symbol equations for rusting,
- list the conditions which cause rusting to occur,
- interpret experimental results to describe the effects of different conditions on rusting,
- describe the negative effects of rusting.
Students should already be familiar with
- oxidation and reduction.
Students will not cover
- corrosion of metals other than iron,
- methods of corrosion prevention such as sacrificial protection or galvanization.