Karen is head of science and chemistry at The Ladies’ College, Guernsey, an 11–18 girls’ school in the Channel Islands. For nearly 30 years, she has enjoyed making chemistry fun for all with lots of themed outreach for students and the public.
Karen encourages her students to pursue research projects, most recently based around climate change and sustainability.
Video and resources investigating the heat energy change of combustion of ethanol
Video and resources showing how to separate colours in inks using paper chromatography
Use these resources and activities to link UN sustainable development goal 2 to your practical lessons on rates of reaction and the use of fertilisers
Video with supporting resources featuring three experiments investigating the relative reactivity of metals, including metal displacement reactions in microscale