Elements
48:34

Elements: Unleashing The Power

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC April 18, 2013

Science

Chemistry

7-8
9-10
Classification: General Classification: General
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Professor of Theoretical Physics Jim Al-Khalili goes on a journey to find out how the mysterious, sensuous world of the elements was discovered and mapped.

Professor of Theoretical Physics Jim Al-Khalili goes on a journey to find out how the mysterious, sensuous world of the elements was discovered and mapped.

Elements
49:17

Elements: The Hidden Order

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC April 17, 2013

Science

Chemistry

7-8
9-10
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
Professor of Theoretical Physics Jim Al-Khalili goes on a journey to find out how the mysterious, sensuous world of the elements was discovered and mapped.

Professor of Theoretical Physics Jim Al-Khalili goes on a journey to find out how the mysterious, sensuous world of the elements was discovered and mapped.

Elements
50:58

Elements: Mysteries Of Matter

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC April 16, 2013

Science

Chemistry

7-8
9-10
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
Professor of Theoretical Physics Jim Al-Khalili goes on a journey to find out how the mysterious, sensuous world of the elements was discovered and mapped.

Professor of Theoretical Physics Jim Al-Khalili goes on a journey to find out how the mysterious, sensuous world of the elements was discovered and mapped.

DIY outdoor foam paint
2:21

DIY outdoor foam paint

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Chemistry

3-4
5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
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Creative junior scientist Kate shows us how to make outdoor foam paint using a simple starch and household polymers. To make your own set of paints, you will need washable ...

Creative junior scientist Kate shows us how to make outdoor foam paint using a simple starch and household polymers. To make your own set of paints, you will need washable school glue, white flour, white shaving foam, food colouring, a large plastic zip bag, sandwich-sized zip bags, and scissors.

Bicarb soda and citric acid rockets
1:11

Bicarb soda and citric acid rockets

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Chemistry

3-4
5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
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Questacon's David and Sam demonstrate how sodium bicarbonate, citric acid and water react when they're mixed together, with explosive effect.

Questacon's David and Sam demonstrate how sodium bicarbonate, citric acid and water react when they're mixed together, with explosive effect.

DIY crystal tree garden
2:36

DIY crystal tree garden

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Chemistry

3-4
5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
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Join junior scientists Ben and Jarvis as they demonstrate how to make a crystal tree garden, simulating the way trees use capillary action to draw up nutrients from their ...

Join junior scientists Ben and Jarvis as they demonstrate how to make a crystal tree garden, simulating the way trees use capillary action to draw up nutrients from their roots. You will need laundry bluing, table salt, household ammonia, thin cardboard, a pen, scissors, a bowl, water, an eye dropper, a measuring spoon, food colouring and the help of an adult.

Fighting new suberbugs
4:06

Fighting new suberbugs

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Chemistry

F
1-2
3-4
Classification: General Classification: General
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Join molecular biologist Dr Angie Jarrad from the University of Queensland as she hunts for an antibiotic superhero to fight a new generation of superbugs!

Join molecular biologist Dr Angie Jarrad from the University of Queensland as she hunts for an antibiotic superhero to fight a new generation of superbugs!

DIY mould growth test
2:40

DIY mould growth test

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Chemistry

3-4
5-6
Classification: General Classification: General
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Junior scientists Naha and Janan test the growth rate of fungal moulds using a range of household foods, explaining why certain foods lead to different results. To conduct ...

Junior scientists Naha and Janan test the growth rate of fungal moulds using a range of household foods, explaining why certain foods lead to different results. To conduct your own experiment, you will need six small plates or Petri dishes, a slice of lemon, tomato, fetta cheese, a gingerbread man or a slice of bread, and some yoghurt. Did you know, there thousands of different moulds with different characteristics?

World Of Chemistry
14:44

World Of Chemistry: Acids and Bases

Episode 15 ABC July 24, 1992

Chemistry

History

7-8
9-10
Classification: General Classification: General
Show the properties of acids and bases, including neutralisation the definition of PH is simplified to make it understandable for the average student. Examples used are the ...

Show the properties of acids and bases, including neutralisation the definition of PH is simplified to make it understandable for the average student. Examples used are the neutralising action of antacid tablets and the problem of acid rain.

Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions
27:27

Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions: Equilibrium and Advanced Thermodynamics: Balance and Chemical Reactions

Season 1 Episode 9 ABC Me October 30, 2017

Chemistry

Science

11-12
Classification: General Classification: General
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Some chemical reactions happen spontaneously while others are non-spontaneous and need to absorb energy to occur. Using thermodynamics, and the calculation of Gibbs free ...

Some chemical reactions happen spontaneously while others are non-spontaneous and need to absorb energy to occur. Using thermodynamics, and the calculation of Gibbs free energy, scientists predict which reactions will occur.

Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions
27:36

Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions: Acids and Bases: The Voyage of the Proton

Season 1 Episode 10 ABC Me November 6, 2017

Chemistry

Science

11-12
Classification: General Classification: General
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Whether it is manipulating the pH of the soil to control the colour of hydrangea flowers, or meticulously controlling ingredients to bake the perfect pastry, acid-base ...

Whether it is manipulating the pH of the soil to control the colour of hydrangea flowers, or meticulously controlling ingredients to bake the perfect pastry, acid-base chemistry is all around us.

Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions
27:31

Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions: When Chemicals Meet Water: The Properties of Solutions

Season 1 Episode 8 ABC Me October 23, 2017

Chemistry

Science

11-12
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
Teaches concepts of general chemistry by presenting real challenges in energy production, materials development, biochemistry and environmental protection. The course zeroes ...

Teaches concepts of general chemistry by presenting real challenges in energy production, materials development, biochemistry and environmental protection. The course zeroes in on core topics taught in introductory chemistry.

Atoms Of Fire
14:53

Atoms Of Fire: This Petrochemical World

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC September 22, 2010

Chemistry

Science

11-12
Classification: General Classification: General
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An introduction to organic chemistry, Atoms of Fire looks at the basic facts using storytelling, demonstration, graphics and documentary. Today: Introduction to oil, it's ...

An introduction to organic chemistry, Atoms of Fire looks at the basic facts using storytelling, demonstration, graphics and documentary. Today: Introduction to oil, it's origins and products; refining processes: distillation, cracking and reforming; octane number; the huge reliance on petrochemicals, not only for fuels but also for a multitude of compounds from plastics to insecticides; problems of scale of use; "Silent Spring"; plastic pollution and; chemistry now faces environmental and ethical considerations.

Atoms Of Fire
14:47

Atoms Of Fire: Polymers And Plastics

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC September 15, 2010

Chemistry

Science

11-12
Classification: General Classification: General
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An introduction to organic chemistry, Atoms of Fire looks at the basic facts using storytelling, demonstration, graphics and documentary. Today: Carbon's structure allows it ...

An introduction to organic chemistry, Atoms of Fire looks at the basic facts using storytelling, demonstration, graphics and documentary. Today: Carbon's structure allows it to be the backbone for macro-molecules; the extreme (non organic) case of diamond; story of the glucose polymers cellulose and starch; why starch is digestible by humans but cellulose is not; the discovery of nitrocellulose and its importance and; celluloid.

Atoms Of Fire
14:34

Atoms Of Fire: A Bit Of Bonding

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC September 1, 2010

Chemistry

Science

11-12
Classification: General Classification: General
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An introduction to organic chemistry, Atoms of Fire looks at the basic facts using storytelling, demonstration, graphics and documentary. Today: Basic introduction to ...

An introduction to organic chemistry, Atoms of Fire looks at the basic facts using storytelling, demonstration, graphics and documentary. Today: Basic introduction to electrons and the octet rule; polar versus non polar bonds; non-polar hydrocarbons are not soluble in water, the attachment of polar groups renders them so; substitute groups create other organic families and; family formulae of alcohols, ethers, amines, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and esters.

Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions
27:32

Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions: Kinetics and Nuclear Chemistry: The Need For Speed

Season 1 Episode 12 ABC Me November 20, 2017

Chemistry

Science

11-12
Classification: General Classification: General
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Controlling rates of reactions has implications for a variety of applications including drug design and preventing corrosion. The latter half of this unit introduces nuclear ...

Controlling rates of reactions has implications for a variety of applications including drug design and preventing corrosion. The latter half of this unit introduces nuclear reactions.

Atoms Of Fire
14:44

Atoms Of Fire: The Organic Mystery

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC August 18, 2010

Chemistry

Science

11-12
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
An introduction to organic chemistry, Atoms of Fire looks at the basic facts using storytelling, demonstration, graphics and documentary. Today: The origin of organic ...

An introduction to organic chemistry, Atoms of Fire looks at the basic facts using storytelling, demonstration, graphics and documentary. Today: The origin of organic chemistry; the death of vitalism; the complexity of organic compounds; the concept of valency; Kekule's structural diagrams and; basic carbon chains.

Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions
27:33

Chemistry: Challenges and Solutions: Quantifying Chemical Reactions: Stoichimetry And Moles

ABC Me October 9, 2017

Chemistry

Science

11-12
Classification: General Classification: General
This video has closed captioning
Elements combine in definite ratios. The results of a chemical reaction can be predicted using balanced chemical formulas. In this unit, we explore atomic mass, the limiting ...

Elements combine in definite ratios. The results of a chemical reaction can be predicted using balanced chemical formulas. In this unit, we explore atomic mass, the limiting reactant and the yield of a reaction.