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Rough Science 3 New Zealand - Explore the science: Treasure Hunt

Updated Tuesday 27th February 2007

 More about the science behind the challenges: Treasure Hunt

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Find out how Jonathan and Ellen built their device to measure altitude to aid them in their hunt for hidden treasure. Jonathan explains the physics behind the challenge.


Discover how Mike Leahy and Mike Bullivant used mercury sulfide to extract the gold. Mike Leahy explores the chemistry involved in getting gold from rock.


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