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Advocating a practical approach to practical work in the classroom
Does play have a role in science learning for older children? This is h ow to bring more creativity to older students’ learning and why it’s important
Some solutions have been mixed up – help the technicians work out which is which
Experts answer questions about planning, pandemics and practicals from trainee, newly qualified and early career teachers
From zooming in on chemical phenomena to explaining marking schemes, try these teacher-tested approaches
Activities, tips and ideas to help students get to grips with the reactivity series
Hydrogenating an alkene without the need for heating
Here’s how to crack the cracking of long chain hydrocarbons
Making videos of microscale experiments is easy and draws students’ attention to key concepts
Find out what apparatus you need for common microscale experiments, learn about key techniques and discover how to prepare solutions of different elements.
Microscale chemistry and well-ordered teaching sequences reduce cognitive overload
Ideas for enhancing electrolysis practical work
Ideas for enhancing practical chromatography
In association with Nuffield Foundation
Try this practical to reduce copper(II) oxide to copper using hydrogen, revealing their positions in the reactivity series. Includes kit list and safety instructions.
David Everett describes some difficulties with the topic and shows how you could help your students
Derek Denby explains how to get the most out of lab work
Use this microscale experiment to illustrate hydrocarbon cracking using paraffin, bromine water and aluminium oxide. Includes kit list and safety instructions.
Katherine Haxton explores using microscale reactions in the teaching lab.
Declan Fleming shows you how to capture your students’ imaginations with spectacular demonstrations
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