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Enhance explanations of intermolecular forces

2019-10-16T09:27:00+01:00By

How small prompts can result in big leaps in student understanding

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Thank the Nobel prize winners for your mobile phone

2019-10-10T08:47:00+01:00

Start a lesson with the Nobel prize-winning chemistry involved in lithium-ion batteries

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Which is best: practical or simulation?

2019-09-25T13:44:00+01:00By

Students interact with practicals and simulations differently, but does one approach come with better learning outcomes?

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Catalyst metal recovery adds greener notes to whisky production

2019-09-20T10:32:00+01:00

Magnetite nanoparticles recover copper waste from whisky manufacturing process

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2D synthetic clay sheets could create easy to recycle crisp packets

2019-09-13T08:40:00+01:00

Inorganic nanosheets could lower the carbon footprint of food packaging

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Animations boost learning

2019-08-20T12:09:00+01:00By

And reduce cognitive load

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FROM THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY