A hands-on activity that allows your students to see, touch, and understand the properties of pure substances. Give your students a chance to touch elements, conduct with elements, crush, and mold elements.
Texas Science TEKS for 6th Grade:
(6.6) Matter and energy. The student knows matter has physical properties that can be used for classification. The student is expected to:
(A) compare metals, nonmetals, and metalloids using physical properties such as luster, conductivity, or malleability