Education in Chemistry was at the Association for Science Education Annual Conference again this year. Both Paul and David were keeping you up to date on Twitter, but which of our tweets, photos, Storifys and videos did you like the most?

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Hands-on ideas

CLEAPSS were on hand at the practical hub to showcase new practical techniques and ideas for the classroom. You loved this picture of their microscale approach to ammonia chemistry.

Also available for teachers to try were student worksheets on:

  • Investigating iron chemistry
  • Exploring equilibria
  • Micro-electrolysis of copper(II) chloride solution

And many more! Download these and the other hands-on science resources they showcased from their website.

Make a prediction...

In his keynote policy speech, John Holman went back to basics to discuss the purposes of science education. Take a look at his demonstration of what he describes as one of the great things about science: 'You do an experiment and you're surprised by the result.'

Make a prediction... John Holman demonstrates one of the great things about science: "You do an experiment and you're surprised by the result." The measuring cylinder contains water, universal indicator and a few drops of sodium hydroxide. What do you think will happen when pellets of solid carbon dioxide are added? Recorded at The Association for Science Education Annual Conference, 8 January 2015.

More on Twitter

Here are some of our other tweets that you liked:

Assessing practical science

The assessment of practical science at A-level and GCSE was a popular theme throughout the conference. What will practical science assessment look like from September 2015? What will teachers be required to do? The four awarding bodies presented early feedback on their A-level practical science endorsement trial.

Take a look at our other Storifys from the conference:

Nothing beats a cute animal

Finally, of all the 246 tweets we sent during the conference, this is the one that caused the biggest stir. An important message from CLEAPSS regarding risk assessments: