Electron Microscope

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

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This 6 minute video segment from Catalyst demonstrates some electron microscopes that are powerful enough to read a newspaper as far away as the moon and the many challenges in making this sort of power possible.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC5-8WS) applies scientific understanding and critical thinking skills to suggest possible solutions to identified problems

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

Australian curriculum content descriptions

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

(ACSHE161) Advances in science and emerging sciences and technologies can significantly affect people’s lives, including generating new career opportunities

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

(ACSHE195) Advances in science and emerging sciences and technologies can significantly affect people’s lives, including generating new career opportunities

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Resource type:
MovingImage
ScOT topics:
Technology, Electrons, Magnification
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
ABC - Catalyst
Publisher:
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Date created:
Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Resource ID: d41992e6-f2b7-4bec-bedc-28f5d4532fe8