All Atoms and bonds articles – Page 3

  • Pieces of paper covered in thermochromic ink in front of an open microwave
    Exhibition chemistry

    Light-speed learning

    2018-04-30T11:52:00Z

    A quick, fun way to get students thinking about random and systematic errors, accuracy and precision

  • An aerial photograph of cumulus clouds above the sea, with shadows and a ship visible below
    Resource

    The life of water

    2018-04-26T08:55:00Z

    Get hands on with H2O, changing states of matter and the water cycle. These experiments and investigations involve water in the context of space

  • A trombone solo
    Ideas

    What is SOLO taxonomy?

    2018-04-17T10:49:00Z

    Applications in the chemistry classroom

  • A close up of a molecule showing carbon, oxygen and hydrogen
    News

    The longest carbon-carbon bond in chemistry

    2018-04-13T08:00:00Z

    Use this cutting-edge research as a starter 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.

  • Tetranitromethane CN4O8 molecule isolated on white
    Magnificent molecules

    Tetranitromethane

    2018-03-14T08:00:00Z

    A failed rocket fuel oxidiser with an elusive structure

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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. 

  • Silicon can be made hydrophilic or hydrophobic and humans can feel the difference
    News

    Can you feel the chemistry?

    2018-01-12T12:06:00Z

    Humans can feel the difference between a single layer of molecules

  • Diagram of one molecule trapped within another
    Feature

    A fluid idea, with holes

    2018-01-08T12:38:00Z

    Nina Notman talks to the chemists who are making the seemingly implausible materials coined ‘porous liquids’

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    Outreach: Make a molecule

    To help children learn more about the types of molecules found in fruits and sweets, as well as how molecules are formed.

  • Top view of solar panels in a solar farm
    Magnificent molecules

    Caesium chloride

    2017-11-15T09:35:00Z

    A versatile compound used in cancer treatment, solar cells and even making beer

  • Close up of a gecko's foot on a pane of glass
    News

    Torn crystal reveals gecko's stickiness

    2017-11-10T11:52:00Z

    The force behind a gecko’s sticky feet has been measured and modified

  • A pair of hands, palms up
    News

    Mental manoeuvres in 3D

    2017-10-25T11:58:00Z

    Thinking about molecular structure – how novices and experts differ

  • Reaction of aluminium and iodine
    Exhibition chemistry

    Clarifying compounds and mixtures

    2017-10-16T08:42:00Z

    Declan Fleming clears up confusion in a puff of purple vapour

  • Holiday sun cream cartoon
    Soundbite

    A real fake tan: melanin minus mutation

    2017-08-21T15:00:00Z

    Rowan Frame explains how a new drug might make sunburn a thing of the past

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    Concepts in chemistry

    This resource includes information about some key misconceptions that have been uncovered by research and ideas about a variety of teaching approaches that may help avoid students acquiring some common misconceptions.

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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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    Precipitation

    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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    Iron - a metal

    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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    Definitions in chemistry

    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 ...