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
Amy Strachan and Alex Sinclair outline the importance of addressing sex and relationships education with student teachers.
Student teachers explore the use of puppets to teach food and nutrition
This article aims to introduce the lanthanides (also known as the lanthanoids) to teachers and their students.
Even though hazards are associated with the radioactivity of the actinides, there are many useful applications of these elements and their compound
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
Claire Neale explains why teaching Emergency Life Support in primary schools is so important.
Dan Davies evaluates the impact of a workshop that uses role-play to help children learn about bodily systems and keeping healthy.
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.
The authors describe how children worked with professional scientists to do environmental research in their local river.