Put your chemistry wits to the test with these puzzles from our March 2021 print issue

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A chemistry-themed word searchcrossword and brainteaser to amuse yourself or your colleagues


A preview of the word search from the March 2021 issue of EiC

Solve the anagrams to find out which chemistry terms are hidden in the grid. Download the full puzzle below.

Whether you’re recovering from Zoom fatigue or simply curling up on the sofa with a hot cross bun, delight and challenge your chemistry brain with these puzzles. Try our quick crossword, tackle a baffling brainteaser or solve the anagrams to complete our word search.

However you choose to participate, you do so at your own risk, purely with the chance of winning your colleagues’ and the EiC team’s respect. Download printable versions below.

Share your puzzling solutions on Twitter with the hashtag #eicpuzzles, making sure to tag @RSC_EiC. We’ll publish the answers in the May issue, out from 7 May 2021.

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