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Sally Brooker - environmentally-friendly plastics

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Sally Brooker - environmentally-friendly plastics

Professor Sally Brooker is using metal catalysts to develop cheap, environmentally-friendly plastics for use in a host of applications.

February 23, 2015

Penny Brothers - finding markers of disease

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Penny Brothers - finding markers of disease

Professor Penny Brothers has designed molecules that identify chains of sugars on the surface of diseased cells.

February 23, 2015

Natalie Plank - creating flexible electronics

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Natalie Plank - creating flexible electronics

Dr Natalie Plank explains how she is growing nanowires that can be manipulated to create electronic circuits on flexible films.

February 23, 2015

Paul Kruger - building things with molecules

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Paul Kruger - building things with molecules

Professor Paul Kruger is using metal organic frameworks to capture carbon dioxide for emissions reduction efforts.

February 23, 2015

Ulrich Zuelicke - building better electronic devices

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Ulrich Zuelicke - building better electronic devices

Professor Ulrich Zuelicke is working with graphene and other materials to make smaller, thinner and more powerful electronic devices.

February 23, 2015

Martin Allen - UV sensors to combat skin cancer

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Martin Allen - UV sensors to combat skin cancer

Associate Professor Martin Allen has developed wearable UV sensors that can be used to accurately measure levels of UV exposure.

February 23, 2015

Experiment: Sandwich Bag Magic

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Experiment: Sandwich Bag Magic

A really exciting experiment introducing the concepts of exothermic and endothermic reactions.

May 2, 2014

Experiment: What is Air Pressure?

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Experiment: What is Air Pressure?

What is air pressure? How do planes (or kites) fly? Blowing over the top of a paper strip causes it...

May 2, 2014

Experiment: Borax Snowflakes

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Experiment: Borax Snowflakes

What are crystals? How do they grow? In this experiment we decorate pipecleaner snowflakes with borax crystals.

May 2, 2014

Experiment: Cricket Stump Pulleys

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Experiment: Cricket Stump Pulleys

An experiment all about force, gravity, and the amazing properties of pulleys.

May 2, 2014

The Best 100 Science Experiments

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The Best 100 Science Experiments

Resources for teachers and students for a great range of science experiments for Kiwi classrooms, submitted by Primary School teachers...

May 2, 2014

Experiment: Rainbow Milk

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Experiment: Rainbow Milk

Why do we use soap? What does it do to dirt and oil on our hands? A very exciting experiment!

April 28, 2014

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