Chip pan fire demonstration

A flash in the pan

7 August 2017By

The chip pan fire demonstration

Bucket of water

Easier equilibrium

6 July 2017By

How bailing buckets can support students’ grasp of Le Chatelier’s principle

Photograph of electrical circuit

An electrifying lesson

2 May 2017By

Explaining electron transitions using LEDs

Glass spiral pipe of reflux condenser isolated on white

Practical distillation


How to develop your students’ distillation knowledge and practical skills

Scientists observing a chemical reaction

Observation skills


How to develop students’ observation skills in practical chemistry

Copper ore in a warehouse

Practical electrolysis


Ideas for enhancing electrolysis practical work

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Practical chromatography

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Ideas for enhancing practical chromatography

Secondary school students doing practical science

Laboratory skills


Resources to develop students’ practical abilities

Man drinking water from tank

Precious water

20 November 2017By ,

Hayley Bennett investigates water treatment technologies that are saving lives where there are no taps or pipes

Microscale chemistry

Making practical work more effective

25 September 2017By

Microscale chemistry and well-ordered teaching sequences reduce cognitive overload

Seven coloured pills

Know your poison: the festival chemical safety net

16 August 2017By Andy Extance,

How analytical chemistry helps reduce the harms of drug use

Glassware in a laboratory

Cutting edge science in a school laboratory

21 July 2017By Catherine Smith

After ten years, many experiments and cohorts of new students, Catherine Smith shares her experience completing a multistep synthesis with her science club

X-ray images

Body, heal thyself

21 June 2017By ,

Exploring the use of biodegradable polymers in orthopedic implants

Parts of a jigsaw

Scratching the surface of team-based learning

10 April 2017By Laura Hancock, Chloe Howe, Graeme Jones, Tess Phillips, Daniela Plana

Helping students learn to solve problems

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