Lithium experiment

In this experiment, you will see the reaction of lithium when put into water. The equipment you will need for this experiment includes:

  • Lithium
  • Tweezers
  • Beaker with water
  • Scalpel


  • Pick up lithium using the tweezers
  • Using the scalpel, cut a small piece of lithium  
  • Place the remaining lithium in the lithium jar
  • Using the tweezers, place the lithium in the beaker with water