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
The oxygen sensor is a simple device that is able to demonstrate a practical use of electrochemical cells, it is inexpensive and safe to use in a s
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 Gardening Club Grant Scheme has provided schools with the means to develop natural habitats in their school grounds.
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.
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 new challenge from Practical Action: '...a great way of teaching children that not everyone in the world has electricity and that solar cells c
Wave power is continually available around our shores but remains an untapped resource on the commercial scale, this article provides an overview o