Child in a spacesuit looking at a plant

Capturing imaginations

23 February 2017

Enabling school students to participate in scientific research

217 Chemistry folklore - Professor reading

Teaching with stories

22 February 2017

Combining the curriculum with curious tales

Cartoon – burning toast

Is there a dark secret in your crispy potatoes?

21 February 2017

Acrylamide may not be quite as bad as it seems

217 Magnificent Molecules - Valium - Hero

Diazepam

9 February 2017

One of the biggest selling pharmaceuticals in history, the ‘mother’s little helper’

217 Chemistry folklore - Professor reading

Teaching with stories

Combining the curriculum with curious tales

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Teaching difficult content

Catrin Green has some ideas for teaching a knowledge-heavy curriculum

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How to make science relevant to students

Catrin Green shares some ideas for making lessons more meaningful for secondary students

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#talkaboutchemisty

Kristy Turner finds out what students really think when they hear the word 'chemistry'

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Three improvements any lecturer can make

Michael Seery's suggestions for busy lecturers

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Child in a spacesuit looking at a plant

Capturing imaginations

23 February 2017By Becky Parker

Enabling school students to participate in scientific research

Classroom

Exploring the complexity of teaching

7 February 2017By

Self-regulation and pedagogical content knowledge

Cartoon – burning toast

Is there a dark secret in your crispy potatoes?

Acrylamide may not be quite as bad as it seems

217 Magnificent Molecules - Valium - Hero

Diazepam

One of the biggest selling pharmaceuticals in history, the ‘mother’s little helper’

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Polyethylene terephthalate

Fernando Gomollón-Bel discovers the story of one of the most ubiquitous artificial compounds

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The sunshine vitamin

Nina Notman looks at recent advice to start popping vitamin D supplements during the shorter days