RACI Crystal Growing Competition

    RACI Crystal Growing Competition

    All schools are invited to be part of the National Crystal Growing Competition.

    Do you want to have fun with science?

    Would you like to do some simple chemical experiments?

    Then enter the RACI Crystal Growing Competition and learn all about growing beautiful crystals.

    Crystals are everywhere. Just think of our daily lives. Sugar and salt are crystals. LCD computer and TV screens have many tiny crystals inside. Where else can you find crystals? How about your classroom?

    The aim of the competition is to grow your very own crystals in six weeks.

    Crystals to be judged in two (2) categories for each age division:

    1. ALUM – The best single crystal of (potash) alum (potassium aluminium sulphate dodecahydrate).
    2. OPEN – The best single crystal of any substance that can be safely sent through the mail. – PLEASE NOTE THIS IS APPLICABLE TO QUEENSLAND ONLY

     

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    ACT DATES AND CONTACTS

    DATELOCATIONCONTACT
    Fri, 1 July 2016 Crystals to be grown in class from Term 2, until Friday 1 July Ashraf Ghanem
    crystalgrowingcompetition@yahoo.com.au
    TBA TBA TBA

     

    NSW DATES AND CONTACTS

    DATELOCATIONCONTACT
    Fri, 30 June 2017 Crystals to be grown in class from Term 2, until Friday 1 July Jenny Jones
    jennyjonesdr@gmail.com

    QLD DATES AND CONTACTS

    DATELOCATIONCONTACT
    Tue, 18 April 2017 Crystals to be grown in class during Term 2, and received by Wednesday 12 July. Ruth Meaney
    qld-raci@raci.org.au

    SA DATES AND CONTACTS

    DATELOCATIONCONTACT
    Fri, 26 August 2016 TBA Ian McMahon
    ian.mcmahon@thebartonsc.sa.edu.au

    TAS DATES AND CONTACTS

    DATELOCATIONCONTACT
    TBA Crystals to be grown in class from Term 2, and submitted by September 18. Damien Blackwell
    Damien.Blackwell@environment.tas.gov.au

    VIC DATES AND CONTACTS

    DATELOCATIONCONTACT
    Fri, 30 June 2017 Crystals to be grown in class during Term 3, with photos and reports submitted by Friday 22 September 2017 Melissa Johnson
    raci-vic@raci.org.au

    WA DATES AND CONTACTS

    DATELOCATIONCONTACT
    Fri, 14 October 2016 Crystals to be grown in class from Term 3, and submitted by October 14, 2016. Mauro Mocerino
    M.Mocerino@curtin.edu.au

    NT DATES AND CONTACTS

    DATELOCATIONCONTACT
    Tuesday 20 June 2017  TBA Diane Purcell
    diane.purcell@cdu.edu.au

    NT 2017 Crystal Growing Flyer

    NT 2017 Crystal Growing Registration Form

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