Chemistry Lab: Penny Alloy Making Silver and Gold Pennies!

Chemistry Lab: Penny Alloy Making Silver and Gold Pennies!
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Penny Olympics: Glue silver, gold and copper penny onto index card. Students have a "make and take" which they love! This lab is great for discussing alloys. PDF and Word

Students make:
• A silver penny by coating zinc onto their penny
• A gold penny by heating their silver penny to form brass

• About interstitial and substitutional alloys
• Three types of steel
• Common alloys: Pewter, Brass, Stainless steel, Coinage silver

Lab Contains:
• Student Lab Sheet
• Student Lab Make-up Sheet for Absent Students
• Student Lab Sheet with Answers in Italics
• Lab Quiz - Use as exit ticket, next day warm-up or quiz
• Lab Quiz Answer Key
• Teaching Tips and Set-up Directions
• Follow-up Problem Based Lab

This lab is included in Teacher Friendly Chemistry Binder 2 PDF/Word. Consider buying the WORD and PDF:
Chemistry Lab Bundle: Teacher Friendly Chem Binder 2 PDF/ Word 29 Labs 27 Inq.

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Total Pages
11 pages
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Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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