1. Work with you partner and obtain the materials needed for this activity. 2. Write on your white board: M2 + C2 --------> MC3 where M = metal paper clip C – colored paper clip AND balance. Put your names in the upper right corner of the board. 3. Follow the procedure to find out how many MC3 "compounds" you can make. 4. Answer the discussion questions by responding to the student template attached.