This Australian invention could fix our recycling crisis

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Ecosystems

Chemical Sciences – Mixtures and Separations

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/non-renewable resources, The Changing Earth

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter, Change of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Physical Sciences – Energy

Years: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

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A technology that recycles waste into clothing and building products could be the answer to Australia’s crippling waste crisis. This article could be used to demonstrate some innovative STEM technology, invented in Australia, to students in years 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10. It could open up a discussion around the importance of technological developments and the impact of human activity with students studying any science.

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