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Curious about other chemistry classrooms?

If you want to be inspired by other science/chemistry teaching spaces, look no further

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Sunlight produces thousands of compounds from plastic

Scientists dispel the theory that sunlight exposure simply fragments macroplastics that persist in the environment, but what are the implications for the environment?

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Further your career with our mentoring schemes. We pair experienced educators with early career teachers in order to provide support and guidance, as well as contribute to the professional development of both mentor and mentee

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UK Chemistry Olympiad

Find out more about the leading chemistry competition for secondary school students in the UK, including how to enter, supporting resources and FAQs.

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