Students find this process puzzling. Help them solve it with these ideas and tips
Strengthen students’ mental models of particles reacting in solution
Demonstrate the movement of positive and negative ions with a simpler, safer version of this classic demo
Add this quick demo to the end of a lesson on squeaky pops to show the dramatic impact of mixing chemicals in the correct proportions
Use this step-by-step approach to covalent bonding with your 14–16 learners
Use this step-by-step to get your 14–16 students drawing electron configuration diagrams confidently
What are the difficulties students face when they begin to tackle experiments in their last years of secondary school chemistry?
Develop your PCK to help students grasp and apply subject knowledge
Chemistry is full of varied representations. How do we help our students identify the information encoded within them?
Students’ understanding is mostly assessed through numerical problems. Sometimes performance does not reflect understanding. Here’s why
How your teaching can equip students to recognise and ward off misinformation
Use simple interventions to help students work out the real-life reasons why it is important to study chemistry