Contains various facts and information about copper and its uses. Also contains a neat copper reaction.
Identifying a substance as a metal by location on the periodic table
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.
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.