Carbon: Structure Matters

Carbon: Structure Matters
Type of Resource: Weblink

This online resource details a hands-on lesson that uses models 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:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > The properties of the different states of matter can be explained in terms of... > ACSSU151
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Chemical reactions involve rearranging atoms to form new substances; during a... > ACSSU178