Chemical Name

Iron Oxide

Common Name


Chemical Formula

Fe 2 O 3

3 Uses For Rust

1. To corrode metals

2. To make apple products

3. Capture CO2 from coal plants

3 Physical/Chemical Properties of Rust

1. Brown

2. Brittle

3. Rough

3 Interesting Facts

1. Rust is a combination of Iron and Oxygen in a moist environment

2. The process of iron oxide weakens the bonds of the metal it is applied to

3. Painting metal can prevent rust from forming because it prevents the metal from interacting with oxygen and moistur