Education in Chemistry - Classroom articles

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How to make effective use of pre-recorded lessons


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

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Using investigations to engage your 11–14 students


Try this proven approach to remote teaching with your science classes

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Use on-screen simulations to successfully boost data skills


Perfect for remote teaching, but they’ve a role in classroom settings too

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Improve students’ data handling


Teach pupils how to handle significant figures, decimal places and uncertainty in measurements

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A better approach to algebra


Get students to leave behind troublesome techniques when solving algebraic equations

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When life gives you lemons (or oranges)


Teach your students about volatile organic compounds with these juicy demonstrations

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Don’t go breakin’ (down) my (love) heart


Teach chemical change and the thermal stability of carbonates with this simple demonstration using sweets

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Fire stopper


Teach the extinguishing properties and density of CO₂ safely

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Taking the fear out of time-of-flight calculations

2019-10-08T11:24:00+01:00By Joe Ogborn

Get the teaching of TOF-MS right and student outcomes will really soar

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Why you need A-level chemistry to study pharmacy


Why chemistry is essential to understand and manufacture safe, effective medicines

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How to tackle context in exams


Teach students how to apply their knowledge, not parrot back information

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Why you need A-level chemistry to study dentistry


Understanding enamel, fillings and anaesthetics requires chemistry knowledge

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Learning organic mechanisms – does technology help?


Are chemistry learning applications really worthwhile?

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Making effective use of collaborative learning


Get group tasks right and boost student learning

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Mastering organic chemistry reactions


Try these tools and tips for teaching electron pushing

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Research points the way to help teach Maxwell—Boltzmann distributions


How to avoid faulty knowledge application by students when teaching distributions of states

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Students’ struggle with multiple representations


How important is it for students to be able to move between chemical representations to grasp fundamental chemical concepts and phenomena?

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Philosophical discussion promotes confidence in the classroom


How encouraging students to engage in philosophical dialogue can yield surprising results