The Science of Fireworks

Ever wondered about what’s behind the big bangs and bright sparks of New Year’s Eve? Nathan Kilah ignites the discussion. Seeing the relevance of chemical reactions on students everyday life can be hard for them, however the importance of fireworks … Continued

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

This Show Is NOT Rubbish – Ep10: This is Lit

The Trash Can Man is on a mission to turn TRASH into (scientific) TREASURE! Hidden inside every pile of refuse and rejectamenta are a billion different possibilities... Before turning this episode's featured object into trash, the Trash Can Man uses … Continued

Best of: Chemical Reactions

Our best of series, published each week, collates our favourite and most popular resources for a particular topic. This week: Chemical Reactions for year 8, 9, and 10 students studying Chemical Sciences. Australian Curriculum Codes: ACSSU225, ACSSU178, ACSSU187 Year 8: … Continued