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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 online resource is a Science Netlink lesson that involves students doing hands-on activities that 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
Artist's conception of an atom
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Publication Date: 31 July 2014

This online resource details three simple experiments and models that can be used to demonstrate the size of atoms and the way they move.

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
Artist's impression of an atom showing the electrons
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Publication Date: 30 July 2014

This resource is a web page that details a demonstration experiment that can be used to show the flame colours given by an alkali metal, an alkaline earth metal, and other metal salts.

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 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
Artist's impression for a fire
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Publication Date: 30 July 2014

These online resources show various aspects of combustion reactions.

The four links show the reactions and give explanations for the observed phenomena.

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 Inquiry Skills > Questioning and Predicting > Formulate questions or hypotheses that can be investigated scientifically > ACSIS164
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Chemical reactions, including combustion and the reactions of acids, are... > ACSSU179
Artist's impression of a molecule
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Publication Date: 30 July 2014

This online resource looks at the principle of conservation of mass.

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 > Processing and analysing data and information > Analyse patterns and trends in data, including describing relationships between... > ACSIS203
  • 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
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Chemical reactions involve rearranging atoms to form new substances; during a... > ACSSU178
Chemistry apparatus
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Publication Date: 25 July 2014

This online resource deals with the reactivity of metal ions in solution.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > ACSIS203
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Different types of chemical reactions are used to produce a range of products... > ACSSU187
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > The atomic structure and properties of elements are used to organise them in... > ACSSU186
Chemistry apparatus
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Publication Date: 25 July 2014

This online resource details a laboratory activity where students investigate the displacement of metals to determine the activity series of those metals.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > ACSIS203
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Different types of chemical reactions are used to produce a range of products... > ACSSU187
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > The atomic structure and properties of elements are used to organise them in... > ACSSU186
Chemistry beakers
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Publication Date: 24 July 2014

This resource is a web page with the details of an experiment where the effect of temperature on the rate of reaction between sodium thiosulfate and hydrochloric acid is investigated.

Type of Resources: Practical activity/investigation
Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 10 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > ACSIS203
  • Year 10 > Science Understanding > Chemical Sciences > Different types of chemical reactions are used to produce a range of products... > ACSSU187

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