Inventing a breath test to detect diseases

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Cells, The Body

Chemical Sciences – Chemical Reactions, Atoms, Particle Models

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Form and Function

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter, Change of Matter

Physical Sciences – Energy

Years: 8, 9, 10

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A breath test that could diagnose 22 different diseases, including cancer, is one stop closer thanks to an Australian scientist. This article about this incredible and innovative technology would be suited to students in year 8, 9, and 10 studying Chemical, Biological and Physical Sciences.

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