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Backing a new baccalaureate

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Is a broader, combined vocational and academic qualification a good idea?

Education in Chemistry

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Popping corn – or nuclear decay?

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Try this idea when teaching unstable atoms and radioactivity

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6 steps to successful science lab groups

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Improve students’ behaviour and teamwork, and see them take pride in their chemistry practicals

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How to apply cognitive load theory to chemistry practicals

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Ideas from cognitive science that will transform your chemistry classroom practicals

  • Demonstrating the heating curve of tert-butanol

  • The reaction between sodium and chlorine

  • Shocking revelations 2: neutralisation reactions

  • Shocking revelations: a conductometric titration

  • The movement of ions: bringing electrolysis to life

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Ensure chemistry students get the most out of practical work

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Top tips from research to improve understanding and collaboration in practicals

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Improve students’ scientific literacy through inquiry

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Tips to develop students’ experimental design skills without the need for practical chemistry

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Support students to make sense of models

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

People moving from an area of confusing signs to one of definite direction

Backing a new baccalaureate

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Is a broader, combined vocational and academic qualification a good idea?

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Never write another lesson plan template again

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Lesson planning is essential, lesson plan templates are not 

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Why teachers need IT training

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Because teachers use computers every day in their work, effective use of IT is an essential skill

  • Teaching curly arrows at post-16

  • Teaching redox chemistry post-16

  • How to teach structure determination post-16

  • Teaching chemistry equilibria post-16

  • Teaching organic chemistry post-16

Transition metals

Transforming the catalytic potential of metals

Designer catalysts are breaking the known rules of reactions

A digital illustration of the Chang'e 5 lunar lander

Lunar soil offers a promising catalyst

The Moon’s surface offers potential for ‘extraterrestrial photosynthesis’ to make oxygen, hydrogen and other fuels

Students working in a lab

Compact reverse osmosis to make potable water

Meet the students who have desiged a cheap and portable desalinating water bottle

Dusty solar panels

Electrostatic charge keeps solar cells gleaming

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

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