Summary: A piece of zinc is placed in a copper sulfate solution.
Chemicals and Solutions:
Piece of zinc foil
0.5 or 1M copper sulfate
Hint: Metals can be cut into interesting shapes, and the demo done on the overhead.
Copper is plated out simply by placing the zinc in the copper sulfate solution.
Zn(s) + CuSO4(aq) => Cu (s) + ZnSO4(aq)