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What's So New about Newspaper?
This lab activity uses the internal structure of newspaper (its fibers) to explore the ways in which the internal structure of a material can affect how it behaves. The findings can be related to the physical and chemical properties of minerals, which are influenced by their own internal molecular structures.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lab activity
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
Technical requirements:
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2005, Glen Dolphin
DLESE Catalog ID: NYIC-000-000-000-006
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Glen Dolphin
Union Endicott Central School District

Contact: Steve Kluge
No institutional affiliation