Chemical Analysis

VCE Chemistry, Unit 2; area of study 2, (How are substances in water measured and analysed?)

*This program is currently being reviewed for 2023 to comply with the new study design

Conduct two analytical investigations using appropriate scientific design and methods to support the health of astronaus for long term space exploration. All students will use the Atomic Absorption Spectrometer and the UV-Visble Spectrometer to perform instrumental analysis. As scientists, students will be responsible for creation and testing of standard solutions and samples and the interpretation of their data.

  • Experiment 1: Determination of the concentration of Serum Calcium and Magnesium in astronaut samples by Atomic Absorption Spectrometer
  • Experiment 2: Determination of the concentration of Serum Iron in astronaut samples by UV-Visible Spectrometer.
  • Preperation/Consolidation Session: Students are provided time and space for deep thinking and conceptual understanding.
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Full-day : 9:00am-3:00pm

24 students maximum.

A maximum of 2 teachers can accompany the students at no cost.

$37 per student (plus GST)

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Year 11.