Elements, Compounds and Mixtures

Students observe and compare an element, compound and mixture. For this elements, compounds and mixtures lesson plan, student observe taco salad, a beaker of salt and a helium balloon. Students make lists comparing and contrasting the three samples. They identify the 3 samples as an element, compound and mixture. Students experiment with nuts, bolts and washers to represent elements, compounds and mixtures.

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