All Energy articles – Page 5

  • Image
    Resource

    Which fuel is better?

    In Search of Solutions: Give consumer advice as to the best camping fuel, determining the heating power to boil water. Linking to topics on energy and combustion.

  • Image
    Resource

    The cooking an egg using least energy challenge

    In Search of Solutions: Ready, steady, cook; chemistry style! Who can make the most efficient egg cooker? Linking to topics on energy, efficiency and insulation.

  • Image
    Resource

    Kitchen currents

    In Search of Solutions: Build a battery from common kitchen items, who can deliver the most current? Linking to topics on electrolytic cells and reactivity series.

  • Image
    Resource

    Heating power of a candle

    In Search of Solutions: Pitch humble candles vs a mighty bunsen burner, determining their equivalence. Linking to topics on energy and temperature change.

  • Image
    Resource

    On This Day - Oct 18 : Schoenbein was born

    He accidentally discovered the powerful explosive nitrocellulose when he spilled sulfuric and nitric acids, and soaked them up with a cotton apron. When the apron dried, it burst into flame - he had created the highly flammable compound nitrocellulose.

  • Image
    Resource

    On This Day - Dec 11 : Explosion at Buncefield

    Although the accident did not cause any fatalities, the immense scale of the explosion made it Europe’s biggest fire in peacetime.

  • Image
    Resource

    On This Day - Dec 10 : Alfred Nobel died

    Nobel spent his life devoted to the study of explosives and their safe manufacture. He amassed a great amount of wealth during his career and left the majority in trust to fund the awards now known as Nobel Prizes.

  • Image
    Resource

    AfL: How can enthalpy changes be measured?

    Assessment for Learning is an effective way of actively involving students in their learning.  Each session plan comes with suggestions about how to organise activities and worksheets that may be used with students.

  • Image
    Resource

    AfL: Where does energy come from?

    Assessment for Learning is an effective way of actively involving students in their learning. Each session plan comes with suggestions about how to organise activities and worksheets that may be used with students.

  • p09_exhibition-chemistry_410
    Exhibition chemistry

    Ethyne and flying food cans

    2012-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Demonstrations designed to capture the student's imagination

  • Interstitial oxide ions
    Feature

    Clean energy

    2011-09-01T11:43:00Z

    Tom Westgate meets some chemists working towards a fossil fuel-free future

  • p141_Image1_250
    Exhibition chemistry

    Burning magnesium in dry ice

    2011-09-01T00:00:00Z

    A dramatic and beautiful demonstration

  • Stored nuclear waste
    Feature

    Dealing with nuclear waste

    2007-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Nuclear power is a low-carbon technology, but it does come with a catch: it produces waste that emits harmful radiation for many thousands, even millions of years. UK chemists, however, are working to produce materials and technology to deal with this problem.