This activity is designed to help students become aware that all substances are made of chemicals and that chemicals are made up of a combination of elements.
By the end of this activity, students should be able to:
- explain that all substances are made up of chemicals
- explain that chemicals can be synthetic or natural
- explain that chemicals are made up of a composition of elements
Download the Word file (see link above) for:
- introduction/background notes
- what you need
- what to do
- extension ideas
- student handouts.
The Elements song – here’s a catchy song covering the elements from the periodic table of elements.