Photograph of electrical circuit

An electrifying lesson

2 May 2017By

Explaining electron transitions using LEDs

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Incendiary silver

1 March 2017By

An impressive organometallic explosive

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Creating copper

19 December 2016By

Declan Fleming presents a beautiful demonstration with lots of teaching potential

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Chilling effects

13 October 2016By

Declan Fleming delves into spontaneous endothermic reactions

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Practical chromatography

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Ideas for enhancing practical chromatography

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Laboratory skills

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Resources to develop students’ practical abilities

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Inorganic chemical tests

By Joe Ogborn

Joe Ogborn takes a tour of teaching inorganic chemical tests

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Acids and bases

By Morag Easson

Morag Easson explains how to neutralise student difficulties

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Practical organic chemistry

By David Everett

David Everett describes some difficulties with the topic and shows how you could help your students

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

Digital Badges

There’s a badge for that

13 March 2017By

How to use digital badges to acknowledge achievements in the lab

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Magical demonstrations

22 December 2016By

Neil Monteiro shows how taking lessons from magicians can make your demos come alive

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Chemistry stinks

2 December 2016By Jacob Cox, Simon Rees,

Jacob Cox, Simon Rees and Peter Banks describe educational techniques linking the sense of smell with memory

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Straight talk

19 September 2016By Jo Moules

Jo Moules cuts through the confusion and gets to the heart of formative assessment

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