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Gold, Silver, & Bronze

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The teacher focuses on the chemistry of the metals in Olympic medals. This video is a different approach to teaching about metals, covering a variety of concepts: elements, alloys, properties of metals, atomic structure, and the periodic...
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A Dollar Goes A Long Way

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Investigate life along the Old Spanish Trail! They visit websites and identify the history and environment. They create journals, dramatic enactments, and maps to discover the role individuals played in society. They also explore the...
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Pawn Stars: Africa

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What element was worth more during the growth of empires in West Africa: gold or halite? After examining various pieces of evidence of primary and secondary source documents placed around the room, your class members will each make a...
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Weaves of Gold

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars use the internet to research the history of weaving. In groups, they collect a pile of leaves and sticks from their school property. Using construction paper, they weave gold pieces of paper through the sticks and...
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Elements of the Periodic Table

For Students 5th - 12th
In this periodic table worksheet, learners use a list of 42 elements from the periodic table to complete a word search puzzle.
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A Golden Opportunity for Science

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners participate in a varity of activities surrounding "gold." They explore the science, myths, and legends about gold and conduct a debate over the environmental problems created by gold mining in a small small mining town.
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Pyrites

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the mineral pyrite and discover the differences between it and gold.  In this mineral lesson students identify minerals using their common properties.
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Gold Mine

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students investigate gold. In this gold panning lesson, students demonstrate the process of mining through an experiment using two boxes of sand. Students design a safe way to mine gold.
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Uses of Minerals

For Students 7th - 8th
In this minerals worksheet, students read an excerpt about gold and then respond to the questions that follow. They explain how the weight of gold affected the history of some western states and why gold is expensive.
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Pot of Gold Addition

For Students 2nd Standards
In this money math worksheet, 2nd graders solve each addition problem and write the sum on the pot of gold pictured for each. They add money together to get their total amount for each problem.
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South Africa Story: Apartheid, Diamonds & Gold

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners use the internet to research the history, culture and political issues in South Africa. Using writing activities, they discover more characteristics of the country. They write how the natural resources found in the area affect...
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Ancient Gold Working

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners create a sculpture inspired by the masks, pendants, or human and animal forms found in ancient Indian art of the Americas. They focus on the techniques of metalworking, especially repousse.
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Leafy Gold Jewelry

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students work together to collect a variety of leaves from their school grounds. Using clay, they shape it to form a mold of the leaf and paint it a gold color after it has dried. To end the lesson, they attach a string to make a necklace.
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Au!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students describe the properties of gold. They analyze why gold has been valued throughout history. Students view the physical property identification and formation of gold. They view and analyze "pyrite" within the classroom.
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Gold Mine

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students view and discuss a demonstration of how gold is mined and panned. They design and create a tunnel that has reinforcements to withstand collapse.
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Gold! - Activity 1

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students research gold leafing techniques and the history of gold artifacts in this three-day introductory lesson provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. Emphasis is placed on group research and presentation.
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Foreign Miners

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners examine primary source documents from miners who went to California in the search of gold. They compare and contrast the letters they read and discuss what types of discrimination still exists today.
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California Gold Rush

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover the people who lived in California before and after the gold rush. They use primary source documents to identify how the finding of gold changed the area. They also discover the discrimation that was present during the...
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Gold Rush in Photos

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students examine historical images of the Alaskan Gold Rush and complete a worksheet to better explain this era. They create a PowerPoint related to the images.
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European Explorers: Hernando De Soto

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine world history by answering study questions. In this famous explorers lesson, 4th graders identify the contributions Hernando De Soto made to world history and discuss his quest for gold. Students view a PowerPoint...
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Minerals and Math

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars classify minerals.  In this rocks and graphing lesson, students observe 5 types of rock with a magnifying glass and record their characteristics. Young scholars add the observed traits to a data chart, then research the...
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Klondike Fever

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers consider the geographical aspects of the gold rush. In this gold lesson plan, students research just what gold is and where it has been found. Middle schoolers create maps that highlight the regions of the world where...
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The Quest for Gold

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students learn the value of gold and the ways it affects many facets of life.
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Memorization Tips: Elements/Symbols

For Students 10th - 11th
In this chemistry worksheet, students identify ways to memorize the elements and symbols of the periodic table for chemistry. They identify phrases that use each element in a unique way.