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    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 below) for:

    • introduction/background notes
    • what you need
    • what to do
    • extension ideas
    • student handouts.

    Useful link

    The Elements song – here’s a catchy song covering the elements from the periodic table of elements.

      Published 4 September 2012 Referencing Hub articles