Microwave explosions

Secondary KLA:
Science
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8

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This ABC article and podcast by Dr Karl describes how superheated water can be produced by heating in a microwave and the dangers. This program could be a useful resource when studying the particle theory of matter.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC4-16CW) describes the observed properties and behaviour of matter, using scientific models and theories about the motion and arrangement of particles

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU151) The properties of the different states of matter can be explained in terms of the motion and arrangement of particles

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Resource type:
Sound
ScOT topics:
Water, Boiling point, Steam
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: 8b95d489-66ff-43ca-8ead-5dd75dbc4fa5