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Gold samples (optional – if you can’t get real gold, use fake gold for display purposes)
All materials can be found in your home, at local stores, or on ebay.
Gold is a precious metal, listed on the periodic table of elements.It is the softest of all metals.In natural samples it is often found mixed with other metals, such as silver.Each gold atom has 79 electrons.Its scientific symbol is Au.But gold is so much more than that!The allure of gold is as old as human history itself.To early Native Americans, it became known as “the yellow metal that makes white men crazy.”In this project we take a closer look at the true power of gold.
How and where is gold found?
How is gold mined and extracted?
In what ways is gold used by humans?
Is gold a necessity?
Why is gold so costly?
Terms and Concepts to Start Background Research
Research related materials (see bibliography below)
Search and print out images of gold samples that interest you.
Visit jewelry stores, museums, etc. and photograph gold samples.
If possible, also collect several real gold samples, but guard these carefully!
Label all photos.
Examine gold samples under a microscope (optional)
List all the uses for gold.
Compile data on gold prices (per ounce) over time.
Try to find out which factors cause the price of gold to change.
Try to develop a system for predicting the price of gold.
Clearly describe your ideas in a detailed report.
Show the values and properties of gold with colorful charts and graphs.
Include gold samples (real or fake) in your science fair display.
Show interesting photos taken throughout the course of the project.
Internet searches of your own choosing:Search for any of the terms listed above (or make up your own phrases to search), and click on any results that interest you.Have fun surfing the net!
Author: Judee Shipman
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