Practical experiments

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    Good lab practice

    1 March 2008

    Students who want to work as analytical chemists in industry need to be introduced to the basic regulatory requirements of 'good laboratory practice'

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    Build your own spectrophotometer

    1 September 2007

    By designing and building their own visible-light spectrophotometers, students get to grips with the underlying principles of this widely used analytical tool

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    Investigating activation energies

    1 January 2007

    A challenge for post-16 students to investigate the activation energies of the enzyme-catalysed and the inorganic-catalysed decomposition of hydrogen peroxide