Fun Experiments with Copper
- Copper Chemistry in Action: A Penny shines when it is new. Then it tarnishes. This experiment reveals how to restore the penny to its original shine. The experiment also shows how to make a penny turn blue, just like the copper mineral "azurite."
- Killing Germs with Copper: Copper is antimicrobial. It kills germs. Most other metals are not. This experiment reveals that microbes grow on stainless steel but not on copper. Copper antimicrobial properties are used for self sanitizing doorknobs, railings, faucets and many other products that are frequently touched by humans.
- Copper Timeline
Scroll through the past 11,000 years on this powerful timeline to observe how copper has advanced human civilization – from the Stone Age to the Modern Age… and into the future.
- Copper and Civilization: The Codelco Collection
This attractively designed book published by the world's largest copper mining company describes and illustrates copper's use and heritage from antiquity to the 21st century, all around the world. Learn how civilizations used copper to make jewelry, ornaments, utensils, weapons, religious objects, money, scientific and musical instruments, machinery and artwork – as well as myriad new uses for copper that are innovating our world today.
- Where Does Copper Come From?
- Statue of Liberty
- 12 Interesting Facts
- From Ore to Finished Product
- 60 Centuries of Copper