# All Maths skills articles – Page 5

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### Introductory maths for higher education

Learn about the fundamental principles behind mathematical concepts important for higher education chemistry courses including worked examples of using logarithms, indices and the chain rule.

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### Quantitative chemistry starters | 16–18

Put your students’ quantitative chemistry skills to the test with Starter for ten activities around topics such as the mole, the ideal gas equation, percentage yield and atom economy.

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### Basic practical competencies starters | 16–18

These Starters for ten cover basic practical skills such as laboratory equipment, recording results and drawing scatter graphs.

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### Basic mathematical competencies starters | 16–18

Use these Starters for ten to gauge your student’s grasp of basic mathematical competencies including rearranging equations, significant figures and unit conversions.

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### Five steps to help students master mole calculations

2019-04-09T10:31:00Z

Scaffold moles to build confidence

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### They’ll learn more with bar models

2019-04-01T10:38:00Z

Simplify the maths in science with this pictorial approach – and improve understanding

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### How preterm birth can affect learning

2019-03-28T12:36:00Z

Children born prematurely may need different types of support when developing key skills in maths and science

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### Reduce cognitive load to build knowledge

2019-03-20T08:42:00Z

Structure tasks to improve learning

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### Nine tips for scaffolding multi-step calculations

2018-10-16T15:13:00Z

How to model sums for success

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### Simplify scale selection

2018-09-05T08:38:00Z

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### Interactive lab primer

Cover core safety information, skills and apparatus with this visual aid to common laboratory techniques

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### Anecdotes: Gimli Glider

The story of the Air Canada plane that ran out of fuel in mid-air and had to land as a glider, due to a units mix-up when calculating the fuel needed for the journey.

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### Help students understand accuracy and error

2018-06-14T06:30:00Z

Embed use of the right key terms in practical work from an early age

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### Which data representations help students learn?

2018-06-12T06:30:00Z

Avoid cognitive overload with better representations of concepts

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### Problem solving tutor

2018-04-04T08:30:00Z

Use this online interactive tutorial to teach three different methods for solving problems in quantitative chemistry. Video: How to use the problem solving tutor

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### Calculations in chemistry: an introduction

2018-03-29T13:24:00Z

Packed with questions and problems for undergraduate students

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### The perks of pairing up

2018-01-31T12:07:00Z

Plusses for performance when picking partners

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### Rating rate laws

2017-12-08T11:38:00Z

How to help students gain a deeper understanding of mathematical model-building

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### Summation and the sigma notation

2017-09-14T14:22:00Z

Paul Yates applies this handy shorthand to chemistry calculations in mass and enthalpy

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### Body, heal thyself

2017-06-21T11:21:00Z

Exploring the use of biodegradable polymers in orthopedic implants