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Education in Chemistry - Staffroom articles

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Why I use video to teach chemistry concepts


Helen Rogerson shares why and when videos are useful in the chemistry classroom

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Why I don’t use video to explain chemistry concepts


Discover Adam Boxer’s reasons for favouring a teacher’s explanation over a video

  • A rare look inside a small island school: Castlebay Community School

  • Look inside the teaching spaces at St Clare’s, County Leitrim

  • Take a look inside Falkirk High’s teaching spaces

  • Check out the labs at Lawnswood School in Leeds

  • Discover the one-of-a-kind labs at St Columba’s College in Dublin

  • Sneak a look inside the labs of St Ambrose High in Scotland

  • Explore Kemi’s inspirational teaching space

  • The new labs at Launceston College in Cornwall

  • A peek inside Tarporley High School’s teaching spaces

  • Look inside the labs of Truro College in Cornwall

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Quick science-themed crossword

Challenge your scientific knowledge with this quick, brain-teasing crossword

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The science classroom of the future


AI is revolutionising the world and your classroom – what will your teaching space look like in 2044?

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Playful learning improves outcomes


Discover why this approach engages secondary learners, supports their well-being and improves performance

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The chemicals cost crisis


As prices rise fast, some schools reluctantly cut back on practical work