In association with AkzoNobel
An introduction to nitric acid production.
In association with BOC
An introduction to extracting gases from air.
An introduction to extracting chemicals from salts.
In association with Anglesey Aluminium Metals Ltd
Five out of five
An introduction to aluminium extraction.
Creating a balsa wood substitute from calcium alginate for World War 2 aircraft production.
The story of the discovery of the Hall-Heroult process for purifying aluminium.
Use this cutting edge research into helium compounds in class
Get hands on with H2O, changing states of matter and the water cycle. These experiments and investigations involve water in the context of space
This resource allows primary school students to explore the difference between a natural material and a synthetic material. The Materials used in different sports for the Olympic Games is then explored.
Students undertake the synthesis and analysis of aspirin.
New off-grid water treatment technologies are saving lives supplying clean water where there are no taps or pipes
From green LEGO bricks to compostable shoes, Fiona Case investigates how Lego and Reebok are making biomaterials mainstream
Process could cut transportation costs and save farmers money
Graphene aerogel converts sunlight into heat to produce water vapour at room temperature
How do beetles help to make certain sweets? Discover the importance of chemistry in everyday eating experiences with this edible experiment.
The irritating compounds responsible for the poison ivy rash
The ethical headache with making new banknotes
Give your pupils the knowledge and the opportunity to classify materials according to rocks, minerals and fossils.
A collection of common sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous rocks. Each rock has images showing particle arrangements, the rock after weathering, hand sized specimens and the rock in use.
In association with Practical Action
A resource pack including a student worksheet, teachers’ notes and four presentations looking at one of the most vital substances on planet Earth - water.
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