Materials List: Alloy the Way to Mars

Each group needs:


A photograph shows five squares of thin metal alloy materials of various metallic colors: grays, bronze, silver and gold.
Figure 1. Samples of five alloys.
Copyright © 2015 Janelle Orange, RET Program, College of Engineering, Michigan State University

To share with the entire class:

  • metal Slinky® (a flexible, helical spring toy), for a class demonstration
  • (optional) computer or overhead projector, to display the class data table