As part of an ongoing study of water, filtration, compounds, and mixtures, students are currently working in small groups to design a procedure to separate this:
|A mixture of sand, salt, and iron|
|Separated samples of iron, salt, and sand|
It requires a deepening understanding of many of the concepts we've been working with this year, including filtration, mixtures, and evaporation. It also requires brainstorming a plan with their partners, as well as crafting a detailed procedure to follow.
|Checking out the magnified structures of iron, salt, and sand|