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Artist's representation of the sun
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Publication Date: 21 April 2014

This downloadable document is an article about photoluminescence.

The resource is an PDF article that explains photoluminescence which is created by the change of energy of electrons.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
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 Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and... > ACSSU182
A tennis ball sitting on top of a basketball
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Publication Date: 21 April 2014

This website contains instructions for an effective demonstration of the transfer and transformation of energy in a bouncing ball.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy appears in different forms including movement (kinetic energy), heat and... > ACSSU155
Six electrical resistors
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Publication Date: 21 April 2014

This online resource allows students to build virtual electrical circuits.

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > Formulate questions or hypotheses that can be investigated scientifically > ACSIS164
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and... > ACSSU182
An artist's impression of the Sun
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Publication Date: 21 April 2014

This online resource describes how photovoltaic cells work.

Type of Resources: Teacher background info
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 Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and... > ACSSU182
  • Year 9 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Advances in scientific understanding often rely on technological advances and... > ACSHE158
A man's ear
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Publication Date: 21 April 2014

This online resource looks at the sensitivity of human hearing. 

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and... > ACSSU182
An artist's impression of a glowing light bulb
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Publication Date: 09 April 2014

This online resource covers the many types of renewable and non-renewable energy.

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > The values and needs of contemporary society can influence the focus of... > ACSHE230
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy appears in different forms including movement (kinetic energy), heat and... > ACSSU155
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and... > ACSSU182
Artist's impression of a lit light bulb
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Publication Date: 09 April 2014

This online resource is a video that shows how a battery works.

Type of Resources: Video/animation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy appears in different forms including movement (kinetic energy), heat and... > ACSSU155
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and... > ACSSU182
The Science ASSIST Logo
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Publication Date: 09 April 2014

This online resource is a guide to building a basic electrical motor or generator.

The resource uses simple equipment and has a series of instructions with photos. 

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy appears in different forms including movement (kinetic energy), heat and... > ACSSU155
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and... > ACSSU182
A coronal mass ejection on the Sun
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Publication Date: 07 April 2014

This simple interactive activity examines convection and conduction by demonstrating how a smith works with iron.

Type of Resources: Interactive/Simulation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy appears in different forms including movement (kinetic energy), heat and... > ACSSU155
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and... > ACSSU182
The Science ASSIST Logo
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Publication Date: 07 April 2014

This online resource is a step-by-step guide (with pictures) of an experiment using commercially packaged porridge and a microwave to demonstrate the relationship between heat energy and mass.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 8 > Science Inquiry Skills > Evaluating > Reflect on scientific investigations including evaluating the quality of the... > ACSIS146
  • Year 8 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Collaboratively and individually plan and conduct a range of investigation... > ACSIS140
  • Year 8 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Summarise data, from students’ own investigations and secondary sources, and... > ACSIS145
  • Year 8 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > Identify questions and problems that can be investigated scientifically and... > ACSIS139
  • Year 8 > Science Understanding > Physical Sciences > Energy appears in different forms including movement (kinetic energy), heat and... > ACSSU155

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