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popcorn
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Publication Date: 12 October 2016

Description: In this investigation, students explore important chemical reactions such as neutralisation and combustion and their application in our world.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • 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 > 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
Brightly coloured chemical beginning to mix in water
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Publication Date: 05 March 2016

This online resource demonstrates various learning programs for teaching the practical aspects of chemistry to younger students.

Type of Resources: Weblink
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 2 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Participate in guided investigations to explore and answer questions using... > ACSIS038
  • Year 2 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > Pose and respond to questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and... > ACSIS037
  • Year 2 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Different materials can be combined for a particular purpose > ACSSU031
  • Year 2 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Science involves observing, asking questions about, and describing changes in,... > ACSHE034
Multi-coloured fireworks in the night sky
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Publication Date: 15 September 2015

This online resource is a Connected Learning Experience to assist Year 10 teachers teach the concept of reaction rates to their students.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Communicating > Communicate scientific ideas and information for a particular purpose,... > ACSIS208
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Plan, select and use appropriate investigation types, including field work and... > ACSIS199
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Select and use appropriate equipment, including digital technologies, to... > ACSIS200
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Analyse patterns and trends in data, including describing relationships between... > ACSIS203
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Use knowledge of scientific concepts to draw conclusions that are consistent... > ACSIS204
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > Formulate questions or hypotheses that can be investigated scientifically > ACSIS198
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Different types of chemical reactions are used to produce a range of products... > ACSSU187
Photo of a fist
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Publication Date: 09 August 2015

These downloadable worksheets allow students to explore how redox reactions can be used in accelerating the growth of artificial reefs.

Type of Resources: Student worksheet
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Different types of chemical reactions are used to produce a range of products... > ACSSU187
  • Year 10 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Advances in scientific understanding often rely on technological advances and... > ACSHE192
A person carrying a plastic bag full of groceries
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Publication Date: 11 June 2015

This online resource details a student activity where students examine biodegradable plastic bags as a possible alternative to ordinary plastic bags. 

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Evaluating > Critically analyse the validity of information in primary and secondary sources... > ACSIS172
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Evaluating > Evaluate conclusions, including identifying sources of uncertainty and possible... > ACSIS171
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Chemical reactions involve rearranging atoms to form new substances; during a... > ACSSU178
  • 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,... > ACSHE161
  • Year 9 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Use and influence of science > The values and needs of contemporary society can influence the focus of... > ACSHE228
An illustration of chemical laboratory apparatus
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Publication Date: 11 June 2015

This online resource is a collection of 10 chemistry practical-related activities for students aged 16–18 yrs designed to develop their practical and independent study skills.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year Senior Secondary > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences
Artist's impression of chemistry apparatus
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Publication Date: 31 August 2014

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

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 > 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
An artist's impression of an atom
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Publication Date: 31 August 2014

This online resource created by the CSIRO details an activity where students can learn how the periodic table was originally created and arranged. 

Type of Resources: Weblink
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > The atomic structure and properties of elements are used to organise them in... > ACSSU186
Science ASSIST Logo
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Publication Date: 28 August 2014

This downloadable resource is a summary of the requirements for labelling chemicals in schools across Australia.

Type of Resources: Information Sheet
Artist's conception of an atom
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Publication Date: 31 July 2014

This site details three simple experiments and models that can be used to demonstrate the size of atoms and the way they move. There are also instructions to make models of water, ice and salt.

Type of Resources: Weblink
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Evaluating > Critically analyse the validity of information in primary and secondary sources... > ACSIS172
  • 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 > Nature and development of science > Scientific understanding, including models and theories, are contestable and... > ACSHE157

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