Published from 2012–2015, The Mole was the Royal Society of Chemistry’s magazine for students, and anyone inspired to dig deeper into chemistry. Prior to 2012, Education in Chemistry published a supplement for students called InfoChem.
Chemistry is NOT like... people!
While analogies are useful for explaining chemical processes, they should be used carefully, says Tom Husband
Measuring the speed of light with chocolate
Discover how you can measure the speed of light by melting chocolate in your kitchen in this article from the ‘Avogadro’s lab’ series.
Waste not, want not
Elinor Hughes investigates some of the latest developments in recycling food waste
Charles West: Research geochemist
Ida Emilie Steinmark talks to a chemist who gave up a career as a footballer
Funded by you
Declan Fleming investigates how crowdfunding helped a chemist to uncover the secrets behind some familiar reactions
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Supporting a single route to science success in Wales
The three-tiered GCSE science system is being slimmed down to one tier in Wales. Here’s why the RSC thinks it’s the right thing to do
Help your students transfer their skills from the pitch to the classroom
Score learning goals with these teaching strategies
What professional development do science teachers want?
Drill down to the evidence base supporting it, what’s on offer and some barriers to accessing it
Conceptual peer-to-peer questioning improves learning
Get the cogs turning for successful learning by encouraging the right kind of student interactions