CERN legend stuff of angels and demons

Secondary KLA:
Science
Educational levels:
Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12

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This ABC article or podcast by Dr Karl describes and outlines the role of the particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider and how it is helping to research the nature of mass. This article is dated (2008) as some significant results from the Large Hadron Collider have since been announced.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC5-11PW) explains how scientific understanding about energy conservation, transfers and transformations is applied in systems

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU177) All matter is made of atoms which are composed of protons, neutrons and electrons; natural radioactivity arises from the decay of nuclei in atoms

(ACSHE157) Scientific understanding, including models and theories, are contestable and are refined over time through a process of review by the scientific community

(ACSHE158) Advances in scientific understanding often rely on developments in technology and technological advances are often linked to scientific discoveries

(ACSHE191) Scientific understanding, including models and theories, are contestable and are refined over time through a process of review by the scientific community

(ACSHE192) Advances in scientific understanding often rely on developments in technology and technological advances are often linked to scientific discoveries

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Resource type:
Sound
ScOT topics:
Black holes, Protons, Quarks
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
ABC - Dr Karl's Great Moments in Science
Publisher:
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Date created:
Tuesday, 15 December 2009

Resource ID: 0c8015ff-c89c-4420-963d-019063089627