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Metal ReactionsAdd to list Details
This is written as a static display, but can easily be adapted to a hands-on experiment for learners to conduct.
Mineral Scavenger Hunt
In this activity, learners participate in a scavenger hunt, searching for and recognizing minerals and products that contain minerals.
ElectroplatingAdd to list Details
In this electrochemistry activity, learners will explore two examples of electroplating.
Fireworks!Add to list Details
In this chemistry lab activity, learners model the colors of fireworks by burning metallic solutions in a flame and observing the different colors produced.
In this quick SciGirls activity (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Doghouse Design), learners will be introduced to the concept of thermal conductivity.
Mint Your Own Coin
Coins are everyday objects which tell a lot about the people who use them.
In this activity about magnetism (page 4 of the PDF), learners will experiment with magnets and different objects to find out that not all metals are attracted to magnets.
Can You Copperplate?
In this activity, learners explore chemical engineering and how the processes of chemical plating and electroplating have impacted many industries.
Cold MetalAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners discover that our hands are not reliable thermometers.
Another Bright Idea!
In this activity on page 5 of the PDF, learners use their knowledge of energy and batteries to create homemade flashlights.
Treasures in the Rough
In this archaeology activity, learners make observations and conduct an experiment to demonstrate the effect saltwater has on artifacts.
Iron in Cereal: Find iron in your food!Add to list Details
Learners investigate an iron-fortified cereal by stirring it with a strong magnet. They discover that metallic iron is present in some cereals.
Penny BatteryAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners light an LED with five cents. Learners use two different metals and some sour, salty water to create a cheap battery.
Hand BatteryAdd to list Details
In this activity about chemistry and electricity, learners form a battery by placing their hands onto plates of different metals.