Did you enjoy learning about gorgeous gold in this month ’ s Money Maths issue of AQUILA ? Then how about going on a gold rush treasure hunt without even leaving your house ?
ASTRA ’ S MISSION
Compared to most metals , I think we can agree that gold is pretty special . It ’ s shiny , easy to work with , and conductive , and we can dig it out of the ground in its natural state . In the 1800s , in a period we now call the ‘ Gold Rush ’, people all over the world flocked to gold mines to find gold nuggets . Just imagine how amazed those people would be to discover that most of us now have gold hiding around our houses ! Your mission is to search your home for items that have gold or golden components , and then try to work out why .
STEP 1 :
First , ask the home owner ’ s permission before you go hunting around your house . Make sure you know where you can look , and where you cannot . Once you have identified the search parameters it ’ s time to begin your treasure hunt !
STEP 2 :
Get looking . Here are some places you could try :
YOU WILL NEED
o A helpful adult o Pen or pencil o Paper o Magnifying glass ( optional )