Electrolysis of sodium chloride

Added by Lawrie Ryan on Feb 27, 2008

An interactive animation representing the electrolysis of sodium chloride to form sodium. Click the highlighted areas to reveal the stages in extracting sodium using a Down's cell. Click the text button to show the chemical equation for each step.

This resource is from the unit Extraction of Sodium which is part of Absorb Chemistry.

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