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Radioactive Minerals: Our school recently found a cardboard box of radioactive minerals which have been stored at the back of the cupboard.

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Publication Date: 25 October 2018
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Radioisotopes: One of our teachers is asking if we are still able/allowed to buy radioisotopes.

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Publication Date: 21 April 2015
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extinguished match still emitting smoke
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Publication Date: 17 February 2015

This downloadable resource is a student worksheet about smoke detectors and how they work.

Type of Resources: Student worksheet
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > All matter is made of atoms which are composed of protons, neutrons and... > ACSSU177
  • Year 9 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Advances in scientific understanding often rely on technological advances and... > ACSHE158
Science ASSIST Logo
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Publication Date: 13 October 2014

This downloadable PDF provides links to national and state-specific information on licensing and compliance for school science facilities.

Areas covered include:

Type of Resources: Information Sheet
Science ASSIST Logo
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Publication Date: 19 September 2014

This downloadable resource is a standard operating procedure and detailed method for handling sealed radioactive sources.

Type of Resources: Standard Operating Procedure
International radiation danger symbol
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Publication Date: 31 August 2014

This weblink is to a lesson that uses M&Ms or Skittles as a model to examine the rate of decay of unstable nuclei.

Type of Resources: Weblink
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 > All matter is made of atoms which are composed of protons, neutrons and... > ACSSU177
International symbol for radiation
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Publication Date: 31 August 2014

This online resource looks at the uses of radiation and the risks involved.

Type of Resources: Weblink
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Analyse patterns and trends in data, including describing relationships between... > ACSIS169
  • 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 > All matter is made of atoms which are composed of protons, neutrons and... > ACSSU177
  • Year 9 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > People use scientific knowledge to evaluate whether they accept claims,... > ACSHE160
An artist's impression of an atom
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Publication Date: 08 April 2014

This online resource examines the effect of distance on different types of radiation.

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Evaluating > Evaluate conclusions, including identifying sources of uncertainty and possible... > ACSIS171
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Plan, select and use appropriate investigation types, including field work and... > ACSIS165
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Select and use appropriate equipment, including digital technologies, to... > ACSIS166
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Analyse patterns and trends in data, including describing relationships between... > ACSIS169
  • 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 Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > Formulate questions or hypotheses that can be investigated scientifically > ACSIS164
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > All matter is made of atoms which are composed of protons, neutrons and... > ACSSU177