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
Techniques to promote understanding of the choices that have to be made about energy use.
A fresh look at how the recognised types of energy are classified.
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.
An annual hands-on practical engineering day develops team skills and gives students a real taste of career possibilities.
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
What is the current state of probably the most controversial and most expensive power source to set up?