Dipping a toe in an indoor swimming pool

What are you swimming in?

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Swimming pool disinfection is essential for public health but carries some risks of its own

Education in Chemistry

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Using a voltmeter on small samples of different elements

Take a microscale approach to electrochemical cells

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How you can use Petri dish galvanic cells to support learning about electricity

Hands holding mobile phones with fictional social media posts by John Dalton

Social media scientists

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Help students understand how scientific ideas are developed by creating social media posts from historic scientists

A red and a blue balls of plasticine

Modelling ionic bonds with plasticine

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Mould your students’ understanding of ionic bond formation and overcome misconceptions

  • The reaction between sodium and chlorine

  • Shocking revelations 2: neutralisation reactions

  • Shocking revelations: a conductometric titration

  • The movement of ions: bringing electrolysis to life

  • Dynamite soap: The combustion of stoichiometric hydrogen–oxygen mixtures

An illustration of a person lighting a lighthouse with a long match

Support students to make sense of models

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How your subject knowledge and teaching knowledge combine to transform students’ understanding

Assorted sweets in a sweet shop

Tweak your questions to improve students’ problem-solving skills

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How changing the format of practice questions can improve learners’ skills

A cartoon of a hand writing with a pencil in the shape of a double helix

Boost confidence in STEM

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Discover how writing tasks can stimulate learning and boost confidence

A teacher showing students some science by a wildlife pond

Co-curricular thinking

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The disruption of the pandemic should shake up our thinking when it comes to curriculum planning

A group of three people standing in support of each other

Looking out for one another

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Taking care of our mental health and well-being is all our responsibilities, every day

A selection of items belonging to a student including pens

Never lose a pen again

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Students borrow your pens and don’t return them? Trade your stationery for more exciting items

  • Teaching redox chemistry post-16

  • How to teach structure determination post-16

  • Teaching chemistry equilibria post-16

  • Teaching organic chemistry post-16

  • Teaching rates of reaction post-16: part 2

Dusty solar panels

Electrostatic charge keeps solar cells gleaming

Look at the life cycle of solar panels suffering from a dusting of silica

Close up of manufacturing printed circuit boards with a laser

War threatens semiconductor production

Link the conflict in Ukraine, the impact on neon production and conflict materials with this story and starter slide

A battery with a background of yellow sulfur on a dockside

A stabilised sulfur allotrope that’s making sustainable Li–S batteries work

Energy-dense lithium–sulfur batteries are making their way into the energy industry

Medications arranged in the shape of a fish

Drug pollution in wastewater

Extent of pharmaceutical pollution on every continent on Earth revealed

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