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How to teach moles at post-16


What’s in a mole? Use this explainer to help students overcome misconceptions of this fundamental quantity

Education in Chemistry

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Successful students evaluate every step


Train your learners to get the best marks

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7 steps to successful revision strategies


How to model effective exam cramming habits with your students

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Improve learners’ confidence with numbers


Engage your students with data and boost their maths skills in the science classroom

  • Brew up interest in redox with this quick reduction

  • Demonstrating the chameleon redox reaction with a lollipop

  • Demonstrating the importance of surface area to rates of reaction

  • The production and combustion of nitrocellulose

  • Demonstrating the heating curve of tert-butanol

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Drawing to embed complex chemical concepts

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Discover how drawing diagrams can help boost student understanding

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Developing critical thinking skills


Use real-world context to help your students adopt a holistic problem-solving approach

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Making sense of graphs


Help your students successfully interpret data

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Recognition for technicians


Are we acknowledging their importance in science education?

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Why we should take a global view of education research


Kristy Turner spotlights unconscious bias in education research and encourages everyone to look beyond the obvious sources

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AI bots can do your students’ homework


AI is readily available and willing to write about chemistry for your learners. The question is whether it’s a bad idea

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  • Teaching spectroscopic techniques at post-16

  • How to teach ionic bonding at 14–16

  • How to teach entropy at post-16

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Nickel-loving plants help to recycle poly(ethene)

Recycling single-use plastics using nickel extracted from phytomining 

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Nitrogen dioxide is a pollution problem in rural India

Rural areas aren’t safe from pollution as study finds they contain 41% of the country’s total nitrogen dioxide

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Preventing condensation with nanotechnology

The sunlight-activated nanofilm putting an end to misty glasses and windows

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Creating green energy from seawater

Scientists combine desalination and electrolysis to produce clean hydrogen fuel 

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