Andy Markwick sheds light on how Year 6 (aged 10-11) children can work scientifically with light and shadows.
Representations of atomic structure in the logos of atomic energy regulatory bodies do not follow the rules we teach in our science and chemistry c
Easy ways to demonstrate temperature-sensing with thermochromic paint and to measure force with Electrolycra.
The use of the aufbau principle to predict the electron configurations of atoms (in their ground states), and therefore explain the layout of the p
Creating graphic novels to tell the 'stories' of the elements in the human body helps students trace the complex histories of atoms.
This article outlines one way of addressing children's difficulties with forces, following his successful presentation of it at the Associatio
A short piece arguing that hydrogen should head up group 4 (14) in the periodic table.
As part of the new 'How science works' programme of study for key stage 4 (14-16 year-olds) taught in England and Wales, alternative layo
The importance of molecular oxygen, atomic oxygen, ozone and the hydroxyl radical in the Earth's atmosphere.
Tim G. Harrison
The life of Joseph Priestley and the fascinating chemistry of one of the molecules that he discovered – dioxygen (O2).
Tippu S. Sheriff
Music to some people is just'noise', but of course music is more than just sound, even though it is made up of sounds (and silences).