The Art of Chemistry
Students take on the role of a forensic investigator to apply analytical chemistry knowledge to identify the authenticity of three renowned artworks.
The Art of Chemistry is available through the following program types. Select a program type to view more information.
On-Site at Quantum Victoria
Students engage in experiments including colorimetry and volumetric analysis to determine the authenticity of selected artworks. Students conduct experiments and analyse the results, as they apply their observations to the scenario using deductive reasoning.
Asynchronous (Self Delivery)
Students gain an understanding of the applications of analytical chemistry through a scenario-based investigation that focuses on the authenticity of artwork being investigated. The module consists of a student workbook accompanied by a teacher resource book with solutions to problems.