All Atomic structure articles – Page 2

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    Trends in the periodic table starters (16–18)

    A great Starter for ten activity to engage your students with trends in the periodic table by focusing on group 2, group 3 and group 7. 

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    Atomic structure starters (16–18)

    Test your students’ understanding of atomic structure using these Starter for ten activities that cover the delevlopment of theories about atomic structure, isoelectronic species, electrons and orbitals and trends in ionisation energies topics. 

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    Probing difficulties with quantum atomic models

    2019-04-04T09:47:00Z

    What you can do to make grasping atomic representations easier

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    Reasons to craft your own molecular models

    2019-01-15T10:03:00Z

    And how to get the most out of them

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    Science concept cartoons: what holds atoms together?

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    Spark discussion and stimulate thinking about what holds atoms together in a way that encourages pupils to share their ideas.

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    Chemistry and Sport - Swimming

    Explore the halogens, their salts, and their relation to swimming.

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    The rainbow flame demonstration

    2018-09-06T11:24:00Z

    How to do it safely

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    On This Day - Jan 03 : Rutherford penetrated the nucleus

    Upon bombarding nitrogen atoms with alpha particles, he observed the release of a proton. Patrick Blackett later discovered that this was a transmutation of nitrogen to oxygen.

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    Teacher subject knowledge self assessment: Post-16

    Use these diagnostic tests to self-assess your chemistry subject knowledge, and identify strengths and areas for development. These two quizzes test at the post-16 level. Complete the first to get feedback broken down by topic. Use the second quiz to check progress, once you’ve refreshed your knowledge in key topics.

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    Anecdotes: Linus Pauling

    The life, work and campaigning of Linus Pauling

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    73 new isotopes discovered

    2018-06-15T14:23:00Z

    Use this cutting edge nuclide research in your class

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    3D crystal structures

    These resources cover a range of topics that require the use of 3D structures of molecules and complexes. They can be viewed using the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre’s WebCSD Free Teaching Subset, which is free to access online without a CSD licence.

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    Molecular model misconceptions

    Let us take a closer look at the suitability of using molecular models to teach the determination of chemical formulae. 

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    The hunt is on

    2018-02-13T12:15:00Z

    Japanese element hunters are trying to extend the periodic table

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    Ionisation energy

    This resource is designed to provide strategies for dealing with some of the misconceptions that students have in the form of ready-to-use classroom resources.

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    An analogy for the atom

    Chemistry is a conceptual subject and, in order to explain many of these concepts, teachers use models to describe and explain the microscopic world and relate it to the macroscopic properties of matter. This resource is designed to provide strategies for dealing with some of the misconceptions that students have ...

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    Spot the bonding

    Chemistry is a conceptual subject and, in order to explain many of these concepts, teachers use models to describe and explain the microscopic world and relate it to the macroscopic properties of matter. This resource is designed to provide strategies for dealing with some of the misconceptions that students have ...

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    Hydrogen fluoride

    This resource is designed to provide strategies for dealing with some of the misconceptions that students have in the form of ready-to-use classroom resources.

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    Stability and reactivity

    Chemistry is a conceptual subject and, in order to explain many of these concepts, teachers use models to describe and explain the microscopic world and relate it to the macroscopic properties of matter. This resource is designed to provide strategies for dealing with some of the misconceptions that students have ...

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    Chemical stability

    Chemistry is a conceptual subject and, in order to explain many of these concepts, teachers use models to describe and explain the microscopic world and relate it to the macroscopic properties of matter. This resource is designed to provide strategies for dealing with some of the misconceptions that students have ...