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Periodic Table I 13-128

Target Grades: 7-12

Through a series of experiments, students are introduced to the arrangement of the periodic table, the characteristics of the elements in different periods and groups of the table, and the key differences between metals and nonmetals. Students evaluate the luster, density, and thermal and electrical conductivity of a variety of metals, then investigate physical and chemical properties of metals and nonmetals. Students test the bleaching ability of chlorine and iodine and test for the presence of starch. Includes all materials required for experiments, vocabulary worksheets, experiment worksheets, reproducible laboratory procedures, a crossword puzzle, a test, a research project on historical aspects of the periodic table, and answer keys. Required, but not included: balance, 1.5 volt battery, alcohol burners, and general laboratory supplies.
Designed for 24 students working in six groups of four.

Kit Contains:
Instructor Manual
Zinc Strips
Copper Strips
Aluminum Strips
Sandpaper Strips
Miniature Lamps
Miniature Socket
Insulated Copper Wire
Alligator Clips
Paraffin Wax Cube
Colored Cotton Cloth
Colored Polyester Cloth
Red Litmus Paper
Blue Litmus Paper
Empty Dropper Bottles
Tin Chloride Solution
Copper Sulfate Solution
Zinc Sulfate Solution
Manganese Sulfate Solution
Chlorine Water Solution
Sodium Sulfide Solution
Iodine Solution