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Metals on the Periodic Table: Lesson Plans

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Quality and engaging middle school science teaching lesson plans, resources, and activities on the chemistry topic of metals. This is a multi-day series of classes where students learn about the properties of metals and non-metals in the context of the periodic table. This packet contains all of the resources below. Truly a great value.

1. A hands-on, inquiry activity as students discover which metals are conductors and which metals are attracted to a magnet. See if your students can figure out the “tricky” aluminum! Result table and grading rubric provided.

2. Reading comprehension article that compares iron and zinc. There are multiple choice questions and two open-ended questions on a ready-to-go worksheet. Answer key included.

3. Venn diagram where students compare metals to non-metals.

4. Ready-to-go document camera images and graphic notes for teaching.

5. The specific metallic properties of iron including iron filings demonstrations that are visually exciting and are a great hook for students. Set-up a hovering butterfly!

6. Links to instructional videos that show the combustion of magnesium and the properties of liquid mercury.

7. A metal comparative table to use for a short research activity that could run a couple classes. Grading rubric and a sample answer key is included.

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