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    Resource

    NBC Learn: Chemistry Now

    This resource includes both videos and worksheets. The website makes links to everyday contexts in which chemistry is important. This material would provide enrichment to lessons using contemporary chemical examples.

  • Fruit on an olive tree
    Elements

    Boron

    2014-07-03T00:00:00Z

    John Emsley looks at the element that links olive trees with semiconductors

  • Batteries
    Elements

    Nickel

    2014-05-08T00:00:00Z

    John Emsley investigates the element of batteries, blades and baked beans

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    News

    Piece of Earth’s interior ‘ocean’ found in diamond

    2014-05-08T00:00:00Z

    Water-rich mineral points to vast stores of water 500km underground

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    Elements

    Holmium

    2014-03-06T00:00:00Z

    When it comes to powerful magnets, nothing beats holmium. John Emsley investigates

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    The Mole

    From ground to tap

    2014-03-01T15:43:00Z

    Sue Thompson leads us through the journey water takes from underground to our drinking glass

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    Feature

    Terpenes: not just for Christmas

    2014-01-07T00:00:00Z

    The chemicals that give Christmas trees their pine fresh smell could be at the centre of a chemical revolution, as Josh Howgego explains

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    Elements

    Manganese

    2013-11-06T00:00:00Z

    John Emsley looks at the element that has been essential to humanity since before the stone age

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    Elements

    Phosphorus

    2013-09-02T00:00:00Z

    John Emsley looks at the element that's the devil in disguise

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    Faces of Chemistry – Packaging gases

    Discover how scientists from BOC remove gases from the air and use them in food packaging and processing.

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    Just Add Water: Part 1

    A series of fun, engaging, short chemistry demonstrations about water, taken from a lecture by Dr. Peter Wothers of the University of Cambridge. Video: Just Add Water: 01 - Many Things Contain Water Video: Just Add Water: 02 - Copper Sulphate ...

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    Faces of Chemistry – stories from the bio-based industries

    In association with

    Through a collection of short films, watch the story of how biobased innovation is contributing to a more sustainable, competitive and prosperous Europe.

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    Natural dyeing

    In Search of Solutions: Extract natural dyes and use them to make colourful artwork. Linking to topics on dyeing, mordants and indicators.

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    Challenging Plants: Introduction/Pedagogical Overview

    In association with

    Plants have the potential to help us to meet many of the challenges facing Earth and its inhabitants. This PowerPoint presentation introduces the uses of plants and summarises some of the underpinning chemical principles, concepts and ideas.

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    The Mole

    Trade secrets... Bio or non-bio washing powder?

    2013-05-01T14:19:00Z

    Secrets of the trade: Jonathan Hare looks at the science of getting your clothes clean

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    Elements

    Neon

    2013-05-01T00:00:00Z

    John Emsley looks at the element that shines brightly and keeps cool but continues to puzzle

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    Challenging Plants: Products from Plants

    In association with

    Plants can help us face the challenges facing Earth and its inhabitants by providing a vast array of useful products (food, fuels, fibres and feedstocks for example).

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    Elements

    Tungsten

    2013-03-01T00:00:00Z

    John Emsley looks at the heavy metal that makes light work of tough jobs

  • 50
    Elements

    Tin

    2013-01-01T00:00:00Z

    In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Education in Chemistry, John Emsley takes a look at the 50th element

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    Elements

    Lithium

    2012-11-01T00:00:00Z

    John Emsley investigates the element that is the lightest of metals and celebrated in song