Buckyballs a new sphere of science
Performance materials – Carbon nanotubes (AccessNano, Australia)
Allotropes of carbon – students conduct a series of four brief activities to learn about different allotropes of carbon (graphite, diamond, buckyballs and carbon nanotubes)
Science NetLinks (American Association for the Advancement of Science)
Structure matters explores the molecular structure of matter and how it can affect the physical characteristics of a specific material.
Microworlds: Exploring the structure of materials (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, USA)
Schlumberger Excellence in Educational Development SEED (Schlumberger Ltd, USA)
Build a buckyball provides patterns for a paper model of the structure of a buckyball.
Chemistry Department, University of Wisconsin (USA)
Problems for buckyball, diamond and graphite topic. (These problems are designed for tertiary students.)
Page updated March 2010.