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Education in Chemistry

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A small ladder leans on a book showing the definition of the word particle

Four super replicable steps to embed new vocabulary


Effective tips for teaching tier 2 and 3 terms that’ll improve learning outcomes

A shiny new chain and a rusty one

4 ways to teach redox in terms of electrons


Use these teacher-tested approaches to help learners gain a deeper understanding of redox reactions

High school students with pens and paper looking at balls of play dough laid out in the shape of an atom

Model atomic structure with playdough


Engage your learners with these fun, tactile ideas and models

  • Non-burning paper: investigate the fire triangle and conditions for combustion

  • Illustrate polymer properties with a self-siphoning solution

  • Demonstrate concentration and density with a transition metal colloid cell

  • Highlight transition metal chemistry with an oscillating luminol reaction

  • Reversible reactions with transition metal complexes

Two characters contemplating an NMR on a screen and the bonds it might represent

Improve your learners’ NMR interpretation skills


Encourage students to determine and draw the structures of simple organic molecules with this free, online resource

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How best to engage students in group work


Use evidence-based research to help students get the most out of group work

High school students using tablet computers

Reduce cognitive load with an augmented reality learning environment


Discover how to use augmented reality to help students visualise organic mechanisms

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Successfully navigating team changes


Staff change is unavoidable, but there are ways to smooth the transition – including cake

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STEM is an attractive career prospect for young women and girls


The key is to use clever ways to get them engaged early

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Why equity and inclusion are key issues for chemistry teachers


Louise Archer from the ASPIRES project explains the reasons you should prioritise science capital in your classroom

  • How to teach titration post-16

  • Everything you need to introduce alkenes

  • How to teach polymers at post-16

  • How to teach extraction of metals at 14–16

  • How to teach chromatography at post-16

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Waste metals transformed into catalysts for clean fuel production

Stacked spheres showing the molecular structure of a diamond

New method grows larger diamonds

Use this real-world context when teaching about giant covalent structures

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