Reviewing outcomes and candidate responses from the 2017 A-level examinations and identifying areas for improvement
A short article based on an extract from Topics in Safety, Topic 17 (Electricity), which is freely available to Association for Science Education (
ASE Health and Safety Group
A short history of the discovery of hydrogen is given, together with its properties, uses and applications, and its importance in transport, from b
Alexander S. Cragg
The teaching profession in the UK is under severe stress and science teachers seem to be feeling the brunt of this.
Reviews of the curriculum, and the science curriculum in particular, have become a regular feature of the educational landscape in the UK.
This article aims to introduce the lanthanides (also known as the lanthanoids) to teachers and their students.
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
Even though hazards are associated with the radioactivity of the actinides, there are many useful applications of these elements and their compound
Calcium is vital for building bones and teeth, but it is also required to help transmit messages inside cells; its unusual solvation properties mak
David J. Timson
A review of methodologies for teaching the periodic table, focusing on effective techniques with an emphasis on implementation in the classroom.
Derek Bell, Chief Executive of the Association for Science Education, was appointed professor of education in July 2007 by the College of Teachers