How the difficulty teachers were experiencing in demonstrating the preparation of iron(II) sulfide to students was solved through action research.
With the advent of robotic telescopes and the wide-scale availability of the Internet in schools, it is now possible to carry out real investigatio
A look at resources that are available and how Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station can provide an exciting context for spac
The objectives of ESERO-UK are more fully explained in the articles that follow, but essentially it seeks to promote the whole subject of space as
Andy Markwick and Kevin Watts explore properties and changes of materials, introducing some ideas for chemistry activities.
This article outlines the Space Academy programme led by the National Space Centre from 2008 to 2011, with the stated goals of harnessing the inspi
Bert Nagel explores how, using just drinking straws and staples, you can make wands that produce beautiful soap bubbles.
Bert Nagel shares another interesting and simple adaptation to create something special out of the ordinary.
The Briggs Rauscher reaction is a simple and relatively inexpensive reaction that illustrates oscillatory behaviour and is often used as a chemical
There is a wide range of teaching opportunities in the chemistry classroom using traditional LEGO bricks.
Claire Walker describes how one child's question created buzz and excitement leading to an engaging and productive investigation for her class
This article describes the design, delivery, evaluation and impact of a CPD course for physics and chemistry teachers.