Allotropes of Carbon

Allotropes of Carbon
Type of Resource: Weblink

This online resource looks at different allotropes of carbon.

The resource details a lesson to compare the molecular structure of diamonds and graphite.

The lesson examines how the structure of molecules can affect the physical characteristics of the material.

Australian Curriculum v9 Codes: AC9S7U05 (Year 7)

Australian Curriculum:
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