Education in Chemistry - Classroom articles

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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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Using investigations to engage your 11–14 students

2020-06-19T09:47:00+01:00

Try this proven approach to remote teaching with your science classes

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Use on-screen simulations to successfully boost data skills

2020-06-12T09:05:00+01:00

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

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Improve students’ data handling

2020-06-03T09:38:00+01:00By

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

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A better approach to algebra

2020-04-22T11:27:00+01:00By

Get students to leave behind troublesome techniques when solving algebraic equations

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

2020-04-20T09:33:00+01:00

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

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Fire stopper

2020-02-17T10:32:00+00:00

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

2019-10-03T13:44:00+01:00By

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

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How to tackle context in exams

2019-09-30T14:00:00+01:00By

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

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Why you need A-level chemistry to study dentistry

2019-08-14T13:45:00+01:00By

Understanding enamel, fillings and anaesthetics requires chemistry knowledge

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Learning organic mechanisms – does technology help?

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

Are chemistry learning applications really worthwhile?

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Making effective use of collaborative learning

2020-06-16T09:14:00+01:00

Get group tasks right and boost student learning

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Mastering organic chemistry reactions

2020-04-28T13:04:00+01:00

Try these tools and tips for teaching electron pushing

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Research points the way to help teach Maxwell—Boltzmann distributions

2020-03-19T10:31:00+00:00

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

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Students’ struggle with multiple representations

2020-02-13T09:29:00+00:00

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

2020-01-23T09:24:00+00:00

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