The chemistry of haircare

The chemistry of haircare
Type of Resource: Weblink

This online resource is a Science Netlink lesson that involves students doing hands-on activities that explain the role of pH in haircare and how better haircare products can be developed.

Background information suggests some of the motivations for students and provide links to supporting animations.

Worksheets and videos are also provided, as are possible assessment tools.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent... > ACSIS170
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Chemical reactions, including combustion and the reactions of acids, are... > ACSSU179
  • Year 9 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > People use scientific knowledge to evaluate whether they accept claims,... > ACSHE160