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C1.2.1 Calcium carbonate C1 Lesson 12 Cement, Mortar and Concrete

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Limestone is heated with clay to make cement.
Cement is mixed with sand to make mortar and with sand and aggregate to make concrete.

Explain the differences in the making and composition of cement, mortar and concrete.

Full Specification TextEdit

g) Limestone is heated with clay to make cement. Cement is mixed with sand to make mortar and with sand and aggregate to make concrete.

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Practical activitiesEdit

DemonstrationsEdit

  • Show large lumps of limestone, chalk, clay ( and /or shale). The ingredients of cement

Class practicalsEdit

  • Try some brick laying. Experiment with different mixtures of cement and sand to make mortar. See which mixture makes the best mortar.


Making concrete. Test different mixtures of cement , sand and gravel in yoghurt pots or moulds. Test strength next lesson with weights or hammers. To make stronger use straw or thin metal rods or wire.

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