Sites2See: Light and Matter

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

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Links to resources to explore fundamental questions about light and matter and the application of the physics of light and matter to the past, the future and to space. Includes a quick quiz, links to additional DEC NSW physics resources and to the International Science School at the University of Sydney.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC5-16CW) explains how models, theories and laws about matter have been refined as new scientific evidence becomes available

(SC5-10PW) applies models, theories and laws to explain situations involving energy, force and motion

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

(ACSSU182) Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and particle models

(ACSSU186) The atomic structure and properties of elements are used to organise them in the Periodic Table

(ACSSU190) Energy conservation in a system can be explained by describing energy transfers and transformations

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Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Photosynthesis, Microscopes, Telescopes, Spectroscopy, Doppler effect, Nanotechnology
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
Centre for Learning Innovation
Publisher:
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Friday, 8 April 2011

Resource ID: 3f9047be-1ee3-40ca-a844-998ba2d9956a