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
In this article we propose a hands-on experimental activity about predator prey interactions that can be performed both in a research laboratory an
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.
We propose an inquiry-based science activity centred on the effects of climate change on ocean ecosystems.
The project 'Mobility, Traffic and Renewable Energies' exemplifies collaborative inquiry in climate issues in Carinthian schools; pre-service teach
Activation energies form an energy barrier to a chemical reaction taking place. Simple collision theory, i.e.
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