This 5 minute video from Catalyst describes froth flotation that has been used to separate some useful components out of mixtures in mining. Laureate Professor Graeme Jameson pioneered a way to help the mining industry extract fine particles and led to the development of the Jameson Cell. His scientific approach is now being used to find improvements so that larger particles can be brought to the surface.
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NSW syllabus outcomes
(SC4-17CW) explains how scientific understanding of, and discoveries about, the properties of elements, compounds and mixtures relate to their uses in everyday life
Australian curriculum content descriptions
(ACSSU113) Mixtures, including solutions, contain a combination of pure substances that can be separated using a range of techniques
- Resource type:
- ScOT topics:
- Technology, Mining, Coal
- File type:
- ABC - Catalyst
- Australian Broadcasting Corporation
- Date created:
- Tuesday, 17 November 2009
Resource ID: 326f5f27-f382-42eb-9f3a-70c3c395dcca