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10 new ways to use past papers

Revising the role of exam questions

Volumetric flasks

Quick wins to deepen students' grasp of practical procedures

Approaches that build students’ understanding of practical work over time

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The three best lesson starter activities

How to engage students while recapping old topics

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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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The life-saving antidote to opioid overdose

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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?

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A compound with a range of medical uses that found itself embroiled in a cycling controversy

  • Acids, bases and salts

  • Elements and compounds

  • Making measurements

  • Hazards, safety and apparatus

  • Evaporation, filtration and crystallisation


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September 2018
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