Muscle fibre video

Muscle fibre video
Publication Date: July, 2014
Type of Resource: Weblink

This online resource is about artificial muscle fibres made out of fishing line.

This short video from the ABC television show Catalyst shows how scientists have made artificial muscle fibres from nylon fishing line, an electric drill and a hairdryer!

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Communicate scientific ideas and information for a particular purpose,... > ACSIS208
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent... > ACSIS204
  • Year 10 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Advances in scientific understanding often rely on technological advances and... > ACSHE192