Students collect data on properties and uses, origin of element and record if metal, nonmetal or metal and then create a chart listing characteristics of metals and nonmetals based on their collected data.
This activity takes a 50 min class period.
My students use their color-coded periodic table showing the metals, nonmetals and metalloids.
Ward's Scientific Ward's Scientific # 676000 or #675500
Nasco Science #SB46524M