Plug it into the wall

Chemists create ‘smart bricks’ for energy storage. This short article is suitable for year 8 and 10 chemistry and physics students. It demonstrates the importance of an understanding of energy storage and chemical properties in the development of technologies that … Continued

Ancient signs of life: inspiring the next generation of scientists in the outback

As Perseverance sets off on its six-month journey to Mars, two UNSW PhD students look back on a field trip that gave Indigenous high school students a behind-the-scenes look at the rover’s mission.   Inspire and excite students by showing … Continued

SCINEMA 2020: Student Workshop 3

Best for: Yr 7-9 students (but adaptable for others) Welcome to the third SCINEMA Student Workshop of 2020. This session is designed for you to complete with your classes. There is a video to watch that directs students through the … Continued

Can water be two types of liquid?

Researchers offer evidence to support decades-old theory about liquid water. Demonstrate an application of states of matter and particles to chemistry students in years 5 and 8.   Word Count: 492 Can water be two types of liquid? Can water … Continued