Contains various facts and information about copper and its uses. Also contains a neat copper reaction.
A five minute video about mercury. In it you learn a bit about what it has been used for and get to see with your own eyes that it really is a liquid at room temperature.
To encourage students to generate questions, activate their prior knowledge, and collect information to answer their own questions using a Question and Answer Table.
How is it possible to have something so tall like the Transamerica Pyramid be strong at the same time?
Explore the composition of various alloys, including some that appear to remember their original shape.
Learn the uses for gold, mining techniques, and how to extract gold from the ocean.
A study guide for the physical properties of elements: metals, nonmetals, and metalloids.