This Show Is NOT Rubbish – Ep10: This is Lit


3-6 & 8-9

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The Trash Can Man is on a mission to turn TRASH into (scientific) TREASURE! Hidden inside every pile of refuse and rejectamenta are a billion different possibilities…

Before turning this episode’s featured object into trash, the Trash Can Man uses it to do some pretty spectacular science!

This resource is well suited to Chemistry students in years 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9 who are learning about chemical reactions, heating and cooling and states of matter.

Episode 10: This is Lit

Learn about candles and how you can use chemical reactions to keep them lit and extinguish them.

Video Length: 9:18 mins

With thanks to That Science Gang.

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Years: 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9


Chemical Sciences – Chemical Reactions, Atoms, Solids/Liquids/Gases

Additional: Careers

Concepts (South Australia):

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter, Change of Matter


3-6 & 8-9