Using waste and recycling as a way in to the periodic table (open access)
Issue 374 | Page 47 | Published Sep 2019
We find that the way we sort our rubbish for recycling has strong links with the way the elements in them are bonded – a sort of periodic table for compounds emerges.
More from this issue
A short piece arguing that hydrogen should head up group 4 (14) in the periodic table.
A fun activity that offers a way to revise practical skills in chemistry.