Students will develop an understanding of the relationship between the structure and composition of metals and their observable macroscopic properties. They will discover how these properties determine applications, and gain an appreciation of the historical impact of metals and the role they will play in the future.
It is assumed that students have some familiarity with the following concepts:
Placement in Curriculum:
This module could be used in the following high school (9-12) courses: chemistry, physics, earth Science, tech-prep, and general science.
The information in the Scientific Principles section may be reproduced in its entirety or in part and distributed to students. Some teachers may prefer to give students only the Summary.