Practical experiments

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    News

    Practical A-levels de-graded

    1 May 2014

    Assessment reforms concern community

  • Man installing solar panels
    Feature

    Panels for pupils

    6 March 2014

    Installing solar panels in a school − or at least building your own mock-ups − isn’t as difficult as you might think, finds Josh Howgego

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    Purposeful practical

    7 January 2014

    Investigation into teachers’ thinking

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    Feature

    Forensic students are getting their hands dirty

    7 January 2014

    Practical research projects are vital in the training of the next generation of forensic scientists, explains Matthew Almond

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    Feature

    The logic of phlogiston

    7 January 2014

    Despite efforts to teach logic and critical thinking in the classroom, students will often give the answer that they think is expected. Perhaps a discredited theory from the 18th century can help students see how different conclusions can be drawn from the same experiment, suggests Mike Tingle

  • Light bulb and flames
    Feature

    The logic of phlogiston

    7 January 2014

    Despite efforts to teach logic and critical thinking in the classroom, students will often give the answer that they think is expected. Perhaps a discredited theory from the 18th century can help students see how different conclusions can be drawn from the same experiment, suggests Mike Tingle

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    News

    Virtually as good?

    2 September 2013

    Virtual lab may prevent cost-cutting errors

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    Feature

    Jump-starting lectures

    1 September 2012

    There is an emerging trend towards using pre-lecture activities to support tertiary level learning: the options investigated

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    The Mole

    The chemistry of colloids

    1 July 2012

    Avogadro’s lab: Paul Hogg whips up some edible colloids

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    Feature

    Microscale chemistry revisited

    1 May 2012

    Microscale techniques are unlikely to replace our traditional approach to chemistry education, but they do provide an extra dimension to our teaching strategies