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
Representations of atomic structure in the logos of atomic energy regulatory bodies do not follow the rules we teach in our science and chemistry c
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.
Creating graphic novels to tell the 'stories' of the elements in the human body helps students trace the complex histories of atoms.
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.
How the periodic table came to be devised and why one version is now the preferred format.