Bunsen Burner proficiency

Challenge reference: 2925

Notional learning hours  10
Level E1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Skill
Learning aim

The learner will be able to name the different parts of the bunsen burner and know how to use the equipment. The learner will light the burner safely, produce a roaring flame and then turn it off.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to name the different parts of the bunsen burner.

  2. Know the process of setting up and lighting a bunsen burner safely.

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Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Name the parts of the bunsen burner when shown on a worksheet
    • State the process for setting up and lighting a bunsen burner safely eg. check the equipment, make sure the air hole is closed, check that the gas hose is connected correctly to the gas supply, ensure you have a match or something to light the burner
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