Mining an Ore

Students investigate how to determine the percent composition of a mineral in an ore. In this mining an ore lesson plan, students use chocolate chips cookies to represent an ore and they remove precious minerals (the chocolate chips) from the ore. They calculate the mass percent of chips and find the percent composition of the ore.

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9th - 12th
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