Students study the removal of Zinc from pennies. They separate the two metals in a post-1983 penny by inspecting the different reactivities of copper and zinc to hydrochloric acid.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Earthquakes: Sixth Grade Lesson Plans and Activities
Young seismologists learn more about plate tectonics with a set of pre-lab, lab, and post-lab lessons plans on earthquakes. After exploring how waves travel through various materials, sixth graders record their observations and draw...
Earthquake Education Curriculum
In case of earthquake, go to a safe place before posting on social media. The unit includes 12 lessons, most with hands-on activities or experiments. The first six lessons cover the physical process of earthquakes and volcanoes. Lessons...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Electroplating: When Is a Penny Worth Less Than One Cent?
Did you know that pennies were the very first coins minted in the United States? A demonstration starts the instructional activity proving the different material composition of pennies from different years. Then scholars complete an...
7th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Fighting Corrosion to Save an Ancient Greek Bronze (Beginning Level)
Students study an object from antiquity to understand how conservators remove and prevent corrosion on bronze statues, caused by exposure to humidity. In this corrosion lesson plan, students observe what happens to pennies when they are...
3rd - 8th Science
Penny Perfect Properties (Solid-Liquid Interations)
I can get more water to stay on a penny than you can! Collaborative pairs determine the volume of liquids that can be contained on the surface of copper pennies and plastic coins. The pairs analyze their results using graphs and go on to...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed