Education in Chemistry - Classroom articles

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Teaching energy and change post-16

2022-07-19T07:30:00+01:00

Try these ideas to help students better understand this scientific concept

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Teaching curly arrows at post-16

2022-06-01T09:30:00+01:00

Tips and resources to help you teach chemical processes and organic reaction mechanisms

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Teaching redox chemistry post-16

2022-03-28T07:00:00+01:00

Try these ideas to help make redox less confusing for students

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The production and combustion of nitrocellulose

2022-08-08T08:45:00+01:00

Get your students engaged in a flash with this impressive demo

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Demonstrating the heating curve of tert-butanol

2022-06-13T08:45:00+01:00

Use this to effectively show your students two changes of state in one experiment

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The reaction between sodium and chlorine

2022-04-18T08:30:00+01:00

Use this to demonstrate this classic and spectacular chemistry experiment

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Establish good learning behaviours in the science lab

2022-08-18T06:30:00+01:00By

Discover how to move from reactive to proactive behaviour management

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How knowing your pupils will improve outcomes

2022-07-21T08:34:00+01:00By

Try these ideas to build relationships and manage behaviour effectively

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Play card games to teach electronic configuration and ionic compound formation

2022-06-22T07:27:00+01:00By

How a game-based approach can improve your students’ understanding and recognition – and reduce assessment anxiety

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Demystifying scientific symbolic language

2022-05-23T08:45:00+01:00By

Teach your students how to understand and use chemical symbols in their learning

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Boost scientific inquiry skills with strategies for reading and reflection

2022-08-09T08:00:00+01:00

Tips to help students effectively design experiments and form researchable questions

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Improve students’ understanding of stereoisomers with these evidence-based ideas

2022-07-07T07:30:00+01:00

Discover three effective methods to help your students understand molecular rotations

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Ensure chemistry students get the most out of practical work

2022-06-14T08:45:00+01:00

Top tips from research to improve understanding and collaboration in practicals

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Improve students’ scientific literacy through inquiry

2022-05-19T09:00:00+01:00

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

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Support students to make sense of models

2022-04-19T08:30:00+01:00

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

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Tweak your questions to improve students’ problem-solving skills

2022-03-24T08:30:00+00:00

How changing the format of practice questions can improve learners’ skills