The Bunsen Burner – Worksheet


Worksheet to accompany the lesson The Bunsen Burner.

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the bunsen burner worksheet


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Worksheet Contents

  • This worksheet covers:
  • Parts of a Bunsen burner:
  • Base
  • Barrel
  • Air hole
  • Collar
  • Gas inlet
  • Rubber hose
  • Yellow safety flame
  • Blue heating flame
  • Role of the collar
  • Comparing the yellow and blue flames
  • Procedure for lighting a Bunsen burner
  • Safety rules when using a Bunsen burner
  • Includes
  • Topic outline.
  • Labelling and drawing questions.
  • Short-answer questions.
  • Two sets of flashcards covering parts of the Bunsen burner and steps for lighting a Bunsen burner.
  • Bunsen burner licence test.
  • Bunsen burner licences.
  • Teacher version containing complete answers.
  • Aligned to the Australian Year 7 Science curriculum.
  • 7 pages.

Learning Outcomes

  • By the end of this worksheet students will be able to:
  • ☑   Identify the different parts of a Bunsen burner – base, barrel, air hole, collar, gas inlet and rubber hose.
  • ☑   Describe the procedure for safely lighting a Bunsen burner.
  • ☑   Describe key safety rules when using a Bunsen burner.
  • ☑   Explain the difference between the blue flame and the yellow flame.
  • ☑   Identify the hottest part of a blue flame.
  • ☑   Describe how to adjust a Bunsen burner flame.
  • ☑   Describe how to extinguish a Bunsen burner flame.


This resource is also included in the Year 7 Chemistry PDF Workbook.


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