In early-years classes there is always lots of talk Laura Mooney describes how these young children can also think through concepts and use science
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
Primary school children introduced to a long-forgotten and only recently rediscovered invention, Santorio's pulsilogium, have been able to develop
Several studies have documented students' lack of interest, motivation and uptake in learning science.
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
This article aims to introduce the lanthanides (also known as the lanthanoids) to teachers and their students.
Claire Seeley shares with us a new CBeebies television programme, which encourages young children to be scientists.
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.
Far from being an isolated and static environment, a museum in a university should offer opportunities for everyone to learn about science within a
Internet and social media designs in experiment instructions to create a different approach for practical work and connect it to daily life.
Fiona Killick explores how a sprinkle of scientific sparkle through ‘awe and wonder’ activities supports children’s engagement with learning.