Challenge your problem-solving and scientific knowledge with this science-themed quick crossword and anagram word search

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Are you up to the challenge of EiC’s autumn puzzles?

The autumn term is in full-swing, so why not take a breather and get cosy? Challenge your scientific knowledge and vocabulary with this science-themed quick-crossword and anagram word-search.

Win a visualiser

If you’re looking for a prize, check out our 2022 quiz in your free print issues of Education in Chemistry. Prizes include two IPEVO visualisers, and more. The final round of this quiz will be printed in this November’s issue of Education in Chemistry, but there’s still plenty of time to enter your answers before results day.


You can find these in the next print of EiC. So check out the November issue (out from 3 November) if you’re looking for the September puzzle solutions. For the solutions to these puzzles, check out the January issue, out from 4 January 2024.  Don’t normally get a print issue? Sign up today to Teach Chemistry  (registration is fast and free) to receive a free print issue bimonthly. 

  • Find more puzzles for teachers and students. Looking for puzzles aimed at students? Try Chemistry allsorts from the Secondary and Further Education Group (SaFE).