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Technology and Agriculture Careers: Chemist

Year 7 TAS

Resources in Accessit

Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies.  Search the Bennies catalogue Accessit for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS..


You Tube -Ellen Ashmore, a scientist from the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR), talks about the science behind food safety. She also discusses some of the research she’s involved in that supports New Zealand’s primary industries. 


What does a Chemist do?

Chemists investigate the properties of matter at the level of atoms and molecules. They measure proportions and reaction rates in order to understand unfamiliar substances and how they behave, or to create new compounds for use in a variety of practical applications.