Year 11 and 12 Chemistry workbook
A supplement to our HSC Chemistry tour, this worksheet covers nuclear-related components of the NSW HSC Chemistry syllabus, including the Production of Materials and Chemical Monitoring and Management modules. Learn more.
Year 11 and 12 Physics workbook
A supplement to our HSC physics tour, this worksheet covers nuclear-related components of the NSW HSC Physics syllabus, including the Quanta to Quarks and Medical Physics options. Learn more.
Year 11 and 12 nuclear chemical equations sheet
This document summarises the chemical equations covered in the HSC Chemistry tour, including equations to describe the decay of neutron-rich, neutron-poor and large nuclei, and the production of medical and industrial radioisotopes. Learn more.
Year 9 and 10 hands-on nuclear science workbook
Small groups of Year 9 and 10 students (up to 80 students) can elect to do a hands-on component to their ANSTO tour, using this worksheet. Please let us know that you'd like to do this option when you book your tour. Learn more.
Year 7-10 nuclear science study guide
This guide provides background information about radiation and nuclear science, gives examples of different applications of nuclear science in the real world and contains curriculum-relevant activities for your students. Learn more.
Year 5 and 6 investigating gases teacher notes
Students learn about air pressure by building a smoke cannon. Learn more.
K-6 Radiation from the inside out lesson plans
This guide provides background information about radiation and nuclear science suitable for use in the K-6 setting. Learn more.
Crystallography research stimulus and lesson plans
News-style articles and case studies about crystallography, the science that examines the arrangement of atoms in solids, that led to some of the most significant discoveries of the 20th century. Learn more.
Medical scans explained (Watts, K. 2014. 'Looking within', The West Australian, 2 April 2014)
This article provides simple explanations of different types of medical scans, including MRI, X-ray, CT, ultrasound and PET scans. Learn more.
Cyclotrons and PET scans
This fact sheet explains how the ANSTO Camperdown cyclotron produces Fluorine-18, and how this radiopharmaceutical is used in a PET scan. Learn more.