WONDER #2501: Where Do Metals Come From?
Question 1 of 3
When a metal in nature is mixed into rocks and minerals, it’s called _________.
- a mine
Question 2 of 3
Which is the BEST evidence that metal alloys are stronger than natural metals?
- “To make stronger, longer-lasting materials, people mix metals together and with other substances.”
- “High levels of mercury and copper can cause major problems.”
- “Before using metals, people have to remove them from the ore.”
- “Cast iron is another alloy. It’s a mixture of iron and carbon.”
Question 3 of 3
This Wonder was mostly about...
- the strongest metal in the world.
- how metal jewelry is made.
- where metals come from and how metal alloys are made.
- where people mine for different metals.
Check your answers online at https://www.wonderopolis.org/wonder/where-do-metals-come-from.