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Where Does Gold Come From?
Gold comes from rocks, but rocks can't produce gold—so where does it really come from? The video presents two competing theories of where gold comes from and how it is produced.
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- Contact an astrophysicist, or many, to ask where they believe gold comes from
- Does not require any prior knowledge
- Would fit best in a unit about elements or supernova
- The third video in a series of 11
- Video connects learners to current scientific research
- Includes connections to Mesoamerica and the significance of gold
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