Education in Chemistry - Classroom articles

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How to teach materials at 11–14

2020-09-17T11:28:00+01:00

Use real life examples to help students get to grips with the properties of ceramics, polymers and composites

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How to teach chemical energetics

2020-08-03T10:02:00+01:00

Exothermic reactions go beyond simply combustion – use these tips to boost student understanding of energy transfer

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How to make effective use of pre-recorded lessons

2020-07-03T09:28:00+01:00

Try this great approach for introducing new content and letting learners rewatch to their heart’s desire

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Working with 2D and 3D models in chemistry

2020-10-13T11:06:00+01:00By Joe Ogborn

Support students to get a better grasp of geometric shapes and improve their learning

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How to approach graphs in chemistry

2020-09-10T09:23:00+01:00By

Help your students turn graphs from pictures into mathematical objects

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The reaction of magnesium with steam

2020-11-09T09:20:00+00:00

How to bridge a common gap in students’ understanding of the reactivity series

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Superheated steam

2020-09-01T11:01:00+01:00

Ready to start a fire with water? Use this demo to teach students about enthalpy and properties of water

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When life gives you lemons (or oranges)

2020-06-22T09:05:00+01:00

Teach your students about volatile organic compounds with these juicy demonstrations

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The grand end of term quiz

2020-11-25T08:24:00+00:00By

Looking for something fun to wrap up the term? Challenge your 14–16 students with this chemistry-themed quiz

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Why you need A-level chemistry to study dietetics

2020-11-13T12:29:00+00:00By ,

Which parts of the chemistry curriculum will your 16–18 students find useful to become a dietician?

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How to combat perfectionism in your students

2020-10-06T07:34:00+01:00By

Steer perfectionism in the classroom in positive ways

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Raise your students’ aspirations

2020-09-29T08:19:00+01:00By

Try these effective strategies to inspire pupils to pursue STEM subjects and careers

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Rationalising rates

2020-11-19T11:18:00+00:00

What to look out for when teaching graphs in reaction kinetics

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Harness self-regulation to nurture independent study skills

2020-10-29T10:15:00+00:00

Follow these tips to engage students with learning processes

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Students’ writing reveals understanding of electron pushing

2020-09-24T11:26:00+01:00

Use written assignments to probe student understanding of organic mechanisms

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New scaffolding method improves student argumentation

2020-08-24T09:06:00+01:00

The key to a good argument is flowing SOLO

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Concept maps and creative exercises: the dream team?

2020-07-29T09:01:00+01:00

Two tools are better than one

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Learning organic mechanisms – does technology help?

2020-07-01T08:36:00+01:00

Are chemistry learning applications really worthwhile?