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Reinventing the chemistry practical

Get students to tackle practicals without you

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What do you want to be when you grow up?

Introduce careers into class to encourage chemistry learning

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Three quick wins for teacher wellbeing

How to keep it together as a busy teacher

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Escape the classroom

Six puzzles to challenge and enthuse your students

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Apple plus helium equals trouble

Why Apple devices and helium don’t mix

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Nobel prize awarded for evolving green chemistry catalysts

New enzymes work as ‘greener’ catalysts in chemical industry

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Naloxone

The life-saving antidote to opioid overdose

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BaZnGa

How a TV catchphrase inspired a synthetic chemical compound

Carbon dioxide on holiday

Why did we run out of carbon dioxide?

And what does it have to do with the Haber–Bosch process?

  • Monitoring reactions

  • Separation techniques

  • Acids, bases and salts

  • Elements and compounds

  • Making measurements

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An icebreaker for thermodynamics

Your students can learn a lot of chemistry from watching water freeze

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FROM THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY