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Thursday, 19 May 2016

Updated Chemistry and Physics Periodic Table of the Elements

BOSTES 28/16
Who needs to read this notice:
Curriculum co-ordinators
HSC co-ordinators
Head teachers (Science)
Science teachers

Effective immediately

An updated Stage 6 Chemistry and Physics Periodic Table of the Elements is now available. Implementation will commence with the HSC 2016.

The updates have been made to provide consistency with the latest International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) conventions for naming elements 113 to 118. This change will have minimal impact on the implementation and examination of the Physics and Chemistry Syllabuses.

There are no changes to the related Stage 6 Chemistry and Physics data sheets.

The Chemistry and Physics data sheets and updated Periodic Table are now available to download from the syllabus section of the BOSTES website.

For more information, contact:
Kerry Sheehan
Inspector, Science
(02) 9637 8144