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Element Scavenger Hunt

Science

Collaboration

Critical Thinking

In this scavenger hunt world, use the material reducer to find as many materials as you can that contain oxygen!

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Time to complete the challenge

20-30 mins

Objective

Did you know the most common element on Earth’s surface is oxygen? In this scavenger hunt world, use the material reducer to find as many materials as you can that contain oxygen! Found as many as you can? Choose another element and make your own scavenger hunt for a partner.

Extensions

  • Discuss techniques scientists use to determine the elemental composition of materials in the real world.
  • Conduct an experiment such as making “Elephant Toothpaste” or mixing vinegar and baking soda to demonstrate the presence of oxygen in various materials.
  • Research an element and create a build in Minecraft of an object that contains that element.