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Materials of the Future

Learning Areas and Capabilities
ChemistryCritical and Creative ThinkingMathematicsScience
Audience
Level 9Level 10
Available
On-siteOnline
STEM
Students will discover the world of Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials and their use in commercial and biomedical applications.

Students investigate the properties of nanoparticles, hydrophobic interactions, and the Shape Memory Alloy Nitinol. Shape Memory Alloys are metals that can be pre-programmed to return to a specific shape if it reaches an activation temperature.

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On-Site at Quantum Victoria

Students investigate the properties of Nanomaterials and Nanofluids and interrogate their fundamental principles.

Students use scientific methodology to synthesise nanoparticles and to test the properties of hydrophobic materials. They also explore the properties and uses of Shape Memory Alloy Nitinol in real-world scenarios. 

Where
On-Site at Quantum Victoria
We are located at 235 Kingsbury Drive, Macleod West Victoria
Capacity
25
Resources
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Time
Arrival: 9:45am
Finish: 2:15pm
These are suggested times, and will be confirmed with you at the time of booking.

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In this module students will investigate the properties of Nanomaterials and Nanofluids.

The module is comprised of four chapters and is accompanied by a student workbook and teacher resources.

The four chapters are:

  • Nanoparticles

  • Hydrophobic Materials

  • Shape Memory Alloys

  • Nitinol

Where
Online Portal
Students can access the program via the Online Portal
Duration
8 hours
This is an estimate of the time required by students to complete the program. Progress is saved as students complete the program, and this does not need to be completed in one continuous block.
Resources
Student and Teacher resources are available
Resources can be downloaded from your Booking Page in the Teacher Portal
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