Here's what is on my tool belt, whats on yours?
This lab uses the wonderful paperclip as a way to represent elements!  In this lab, students must determine four things at each station: (1) The CHEMICAL FORMULA that represents the paperclip combination. (2) Whether the paperclip combination is an Element, an Element that is also a Molecule, or a Compound/Molecule. (3) The number of elements that make up the paperclip combination. (4) The number of atoms that make up the paperclip combination.

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