Volumetric flasks

Quick wins to deepen students' grasp of practical procedures

Approaches that build students’ understanding of practical work over time

Man sprinting out of the blocks on a track

The three best lesson starter activities

How to engage students while recapping old topics

A group of A-level students doing a practical experiment, boy using a pipette to add to a test tube.

Enabling students to learn from practical work

Design your practical course for deeper student understanding

Out of foucs man holding an overdose rescue kit, which contains naloxone


The life-saving antidote to opioid overdose

Person wearing a 'Bazinga!' cape, from The Big Bang Theory TV series


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?

A dozen male cyclists in a tight grouping pictured from the front


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

Cartoon – a pupil has left behind a pile of empty energy drink cans and a person-shaped hole in the wall

Do teenagers drink too many energy drinks?

Effects of high caffeine doses under scrutiny

  • Acids, bases and salts

  • Elements and compounds

  • Making measurements

  • Hazards, safety and apparatus

  • Evaporation, filtration and crystallisation


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