INCORPORATES SUBJECTS OF: + + History, anthropology, geology LEARN ABOUT + + The Earth’s minerals + + The use of resources + + The gold rush + + Human migration and economic opportunity GOLD PANNING KIT WITH EXCAVATION TOOLS AGES 8+ Gold has a high “unit weight”(315.2 g/cu inch). Simply stated, gold is approximately 19 times heavier than an equal volume of water. This fact is what makes it possible for people to “pan for gold”. When prospectors swirl sand inside their pans, the gold sinks to the bottom because it’s heavier than water and other debris. FASCINATING FACTS THE ORIGINAL HEAVY METAL 21 20