From 3D printing to bioplastic, seaweed just keeps on giving

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Biological Sciences – Ecosystems, Cells, Lifecycles, Living Things

Chemical Sciences – Atoms, Solids/ Liquids/ Gases

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/non-renewable resources

Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems, Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter, Change of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface

Physical Sciences – Energy

Years: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10

Word Count: 1087

Green seaweed native to Australia could be used for everything from treatments for wounds to natural plastics, say scientists who are delving into the slimy super-plant. This intriguing article could be used alongside biological, chemical, earth and space or physical sciences for years 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 10.

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4-8 & 10