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2 chocolate chip cookies

1 bent paper clip

Paper towel or newspaper


Lab worksheet


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Before you start, answer these questions:

  1. Should you eat the cookies for the lab today? _______________
  2. How many cookies will you be using today? ______________
  3. Will you be mining both cookies at the same time? ___________________
  4. Before starting, what should you put on your desk? ________________________
  5. How many minutes will you have to mine each cookie? __________________________
  6. What tool can you use to remove the chocolate chips? ____________________
  7. Should you break the chips into smaller pieces? _____________________

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    Easily purchased at a grocery store. You probably will find most of what you need for this experiment in your kitchen.
    Safety concerns:
    Be careful when handling the paper clip or any other sharp objects.