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 Institute of Physics is developing a framework that will give school students a rewarding and productive experience of physics and lasting skil
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.
Activation energies form an energy barrier to a chemical reaction taking place. Simple collision theory, i.e.
Creating graphic novels to tell the 'stories' of the elements in the human body helps students trace the complex histories of atoms.
Creating periodic tables designed to motivate and help students learn about the elements and other aspects of STEM subjects, including STEM careers
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.
How the periodic table came to be devised and why one version is now the preferred format.