Online Education - Term 4, 2000

Activity 1 - The Science of Gold:

Answer the following questions on the "Answer Sheet" found on the Junior School Server. Visit the website below to find the necessary information:

Gold Downunder
  1. What is the name of the mineral often mistaken for gold?
  2. What is the name given to gold found at or close to the surface of the ground?
  3. What is the chemical symbol for gold?
  4. Metals are good conductors of heat and ......?
  5. How pure is gold found in nature?
  6. If a one litre carton of milk was filled with gold, how much would it weigh?
  7. At what temperature does gold melt?
  8. Complete this statement from "How is Gold Used?": Gold is very reflective, so it is used to protect ...............
  9. What does the term "carat" mean?
  10. Why is gold excellent for jewellery?
  11. How thin can gold sheets be beaten into?
  12. Is gold a hard or soft metal?

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