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
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
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.
Wave power is continually available around our shores but remains an untapped resource on the commercial scale, this article provides an overview o
Creating periodic tables designed to motivate and help students learn about the elements and other aspects of STEM subjects, including STEM careers
Finding an old notice on a canal towpath inspired a consultation with colleagues and search for evidence in an old book to help us look into how th
Spreading the word on the inspiration of Mendeleev with decorated shirts and illustrated talks.
A wide-ranging discussion of elements that are used to treat, prevent or diagnose disease, injury or illness.