A fun activity that offers a way to revise practical skills in chemistry.
An introduction to the work of the UK's three main professional bodies for science on developing curriculum frameworks.
Traditional teacher-marked homeworks do not always provide sufficient width or depth of engagement with chemistry and marking is a very hungry cons
This article outlines the reasons why practical work is declining in schools.
Students often struggle to determine whether changes in matter are physical or chemical, for example, they may have difficulty labelling a candle m
Chemistry occurs in and around our homes – from church gargoyles to lightning conductors, from bricks to rubbish bins, and from hair treatments to
Are chemicals good for you?
A plan for teaching and learning chemical structures for a group of complex compounds.
This article draws on te chemistry of the manufacture of aluminium to illustrate links to social justice, economics, environmental protection and e
Many of my really ‘best’ experiments involve a lot of preparation and often specialised apparatus, but for my ‘top ten’ I have chosen experiments t
Most students in the UK follow a broad, balanced science education which involves studying it as an integrated subject leading to two grades in the
Chemiluminescence has long been a source of fascination for chemists and provides an engaging avenue to explore organic chemistry, chemical kinetic
Roger D. Nixon