Mnemonics for the Reactivity Series

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I'm doing the Edexcel iGCSE Chemistry, and as far as I am aware, the following is the reactivity series that needs to be learnt. I would really really appreciate if you could share some mnemonics to help with learning this. Thanks

Potassium
Sodium
Lithium
Calcium
Magnesium
Aluminum
(Carbon)
Zinc
Iron
(Hydrogen)
Copper
Silver
Gold


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(Original post by mynameishello)
I'm doing the Edexcel iGCSE Chemistry, and as far as I am aware, the following is the reactivity series that needs to be learnt. I would really really appreciate if you could share some mnemonics to help with learning this. Thanks

Potassium
Sodium
Lithium
Calcium
Magnesium
Aluminum
(Carbon)
Zinc
Iron
(Hydrogen)
Copper
Silver
Gold


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Here's a mnemonic I used to use back when I did my O levels: Kisses Nice Can Make A Zebra Feel Pretty Happily Cool Again (K, Na, Ca, Mg, Al, Zn, Fe, Pb, Hg, Cu, Ag). This doesn't include lithium so just remember it's between Nice and Can.

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That does. Thank you!


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My mum taught me this one

Ps Charlie may, a Zulu in the lake coshed my sons gorilla....

To this day, I'm mind****ed. Also, I dropped it after GCSE after getting an A*
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Hmm, I don't remember Lithium being on there, nvm :L
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(Original post by mynameishello)
I'm doing the Edexcel iGCSE Chemistry, and as far as I am aware, the following is the reactivity series that needs to be learnt. I would really really appreciate if you could share some mnemonics to help with learning this. Thanks

Potassium
Sodium
Lithium
Calcium
Magnesium
Aluminum
(Carbon)
Zinc
Iron
(Hydrogen)
Copper
Silver
Gold


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Potassium
Sodium
Lithium
Calcium
Magnesium
Aluminum
(Carbon)
Zinc
Iron
(Hydrogen)
Copper
Silver
Gold


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Please Send Little Charlie's Monkeys and Coloured Zebras In Heavy Cages Securely Guarded.

Ours was something like that
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Oh that's horrible, on AQA you recieve the reactivity series with the data sheet, so you don't need to learn it.
But, heres one for you;
Potassium
Sodium
Lithium
Calcium
Magnesium
Aluminum
(Carbon)
Zinc
Iron
(Hydrogen)
Copper
Silver
Gold

=
People
Spend
Life
Crying
More
As
Zoopla
Include
Creepy
Scary
Ghosts
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Please
Send
Charlie's
Monkeys
And
Cute
Zebras
In
Hard
Lead
Cages
Securely
Guarded
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Here is a good acronym. Please stop calling me a cute zebra instead learn how copper saves gold.
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Please Stop Chopping Me A Colombian Zucchini, I'm Trying (to) Learn Higher Chemistry, Said Gertrude Perkins.
Potassium, Sodium, Calcium, Magnesium, Aluminium, Carbon, Zinc, Iron, Tin, Lead, Hydrogen, Copper, Silver, Gold, Platinum.
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(Original post by mynameishello)
I'm doing the Edexcel iGCSE Chemistry, and as far as I am aware, the following is the reactivity series that needs to be learnt. I would really really appreciate if you could share some mnemonics to help with learning this. Thanks

Potassium
Sodium
Lithium
Calcium
Magnesium
Aluminum
(Carbon)
Zinc
Iron
(Hydrogen)
Copper
Silver
Gold


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I´m doing the AQA GCSE Chemistry but I hope this helps...
Potassium-Please
Sodium-Stop
Calcium-Calling
Magnesium-Me
Aluminium-A
Carbon-Cute
Zink-Zebra,
Iron-Instead
Tin-Try
Lead-Learning
Hydrogen-How
Copper-Copper
Silver-Saves
Gold-Gold
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SYMBOLS OF REACTIVITY SERIES MNEMONICS Potassium K KIT OR PLEASE(This is for name of the metal )Sodium Na NIGHT STOPCalcium Ca CAT CALLING Magnesium Mg MADE MEAluminium Al A AZinc Zn ZEBRA ZEBRAIron Fe IN INSTEADLead Pb PUB LEARN Hydrogen H HALL HOWCopper Cu CALLED COPPERMercury Hg HUB MADE Silver Ag AND SILVER Gold Au AUR GOLD
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