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    Feature

    Lending a hand with sanitiser

    2020-08-17T10:31:00Z

    When one of the key weapons in the fight against Covid-19 was in short supply, some unlikely manufacturers stepped in

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    Hand sanitiser in demand – reading comprehension

    Discuss the real life application of mixtures and formulations with your 11–14 students with this reading comprehension exercise

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    Kitchen roll chromatography

    Have a go at paper chromatography at home or in the classroom with items from a kitchen. Includes video aimed at learners, instructions, and explanation.

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    Exhibition chemistry

    When life gives you lemons (or oranges)

    2020-06-22T09:05:00Z

    Teach your students about volatile organic compounds with these juicy demonstrations

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    Conservation of mass on dissolving and heating

    2020-06-01T08:24:00Z

    Help students understand how mass is conserved when a substance is dissolved or heated

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    CPD

    How to teach conservation of mass

    2020-06-01T08:24:00Z

    Help students navigate the law of conservation of mass on dissolving and heating

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    Finding out how much salt there is in seawater

    Use the microscale titration apparatus to titrate silver nitrate solution against sea water

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    Anecdotes: Fritz Haber

    The career of Fritz Haber.

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    The reaction between zinc powder and sulfur

    A reaction between zinc and sulfur can be used to demonstrate that chemical changes are often accompanied by a large change in energy.

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    Separating mixtures

    Fun demonstrations of different mixtures, including racing liquids and rainbow colours

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    Olympic composites (primary level)

    Find out what composites are made up of and why they are so important sporting equipment for the Olympics.

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    Water sports and solutions

    Life is in aqueous solution - and so is much of sport. Find out why the properties of water are vital to the sports men and women who compete in, on, and around water.

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    Elements, compounds and mixtures

    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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    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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    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 ...

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    Mass and dissolving

    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 axioms

    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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    Experiments with particles

    Predict what will happen to the volume of materials when they are added together… then observe

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    White powder mix-up at the factory

    In Search of Solutions: As chemical engineers, you are contracted to determine how to identify several different white powders… Linking to topics on chemical reactions and physical/chemical changes.

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    Water for survival

    Cover topics like filtration, distillation and temperature as your pupils purify water from a muddy pond to survive.