Infrared imaging promises new insight into Plato

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Ancient Greek text thought lost to age, ash and glue recovered through new approach. Use this article with students in years 6, 8, 9, and 10 to discover the vast amount of Chemistry and Physical science knowledge needed when studying ancient artefacts. Contextual tasks and activities are included in the attached STEM Pack 6: Art Conservation.

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Years: 6, 8, 9, 10


Chemical Sciences – Chemical Reactions, Atoms

Earth and Space Sciences – Rocks and Minerals, Extreme Earth Events, The Changing Earth

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering.

Concepts (South Australia):

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter, Change of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Physical Sciences – Energy