In an attempt to find some answers, schools in which A-level physics is thriving are compared with schools that are struggling to keep the subject
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
At St Michael's RC School, we aim to develop in our students an understanding of the importance of scientific knowledge through the delivery o
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.
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.