Group of students with a teacher in a school laboratory and classroom

Seven simple rules offered to bolster science education

Practical guidance to make evidence-based teaching accessible

The Tyne Bridge over the river Tyne in Newcastle, Gateshead, at night

Including careers in the curriculum

A simple way to add guidance to lessons

Different types of ruler

Simplify scale selection

Help your students draw perfect graphs

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

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?

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

Acetylcysteine

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

  • Elements and compounds

  • Making measurements

  • Hazards, safety and apparatus

  • Evaporation, filtration and crystallisation

  • Mixtures and solutions

A conical flash with white gas escaping from it (the catalytic decomposition of hydrogen peroxide)

The genie in the bottle

Demonstrating the catalytic decomposition of hydrogen peroxide

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FROM THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY