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    On This Day - Mar 31 : Robert Bunsen was born

    Bunsen pioneered spectroscopy using his famous invention of the Bunsen burner to produce the clean flame necessary to heat substances and measure the wavelengths of light they emit. Using this method, Bunsen discovered caesium (Cs) and rubidium (Rb).

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    On This Day - Mar 23 : First noble gas reaction

    Noble gases were thought to be completely inert, but English chemist Neil Bartlett observed that mixing platinum hexafluoride with xenon formed the yellow solid xenon hexafluoroplatinate. This led to many more discoveries of noble gas compounds.

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    On This Day - Mar 13 : Frederick Walton was born

    With his 88 patents, he was a prolific inventor. His inventions included artificial leather, distillation, plastics and flexible metal tubing. He also developed linoleum (often abbreviated to lino) after observing the plastic dried surface layer of a flaxseed oil-based paint. Related resources: Alchemy: Chemistry and industrial processes for schools ...

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    Workers with Disabilities

    This resource provides guidance on risk assessment and control measures for workers with disabilities in the context of chemistry laboratories.

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    SDS Resource

    This resource provides information on safety data sheets and where to find the information that you need in order to carry out your lab work safely.

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    Risk Assessment

    Learn how to carry out risk assessments in the chemistry laboratory.

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    Lone Working

    This resource provides guidance on lone and out-of-hours working in the context of chemistry laboratories.

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    New & Expectant Mothers

    These modules provide guidance on how to assess the risks and implement control measures for new and expectant mothers who work with chemicals.

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    Laboratory Waste

    This resource provides guidance on the segretation, disposal and treatment of waste produced in chemistry laboratories.

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    Laboratory Best Practices

    This resource describes laboratory best practices. It covers general rules for the laboratory, handling chemical hazards and the maintenance of equipment.

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    Fire Safety

    Guidance on fire safety in the chemistry laboratory.

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    COSHH Resource

    This guidance provides laboratory chemists with the basic knowledge and practical advice needed to carry out a COSHH assessment.

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    Chemical Safety

    Guidance on the safe storage, handling and transport of chemicals.

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    Accidents and Emergencies

    This resource provides guidance on dealing with accidents and emergencies in chemistry laboratories. This resource is not comprehensive and is not intended to replace first aid training or procedures.

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    Designing an organic synthesis

    View a summary of how to approach the synthesis of an organic compound, focussing on the construction of key bonds. Follow an example multistep synthesis using standard organic transformations, answering questions along the way. This page is suitable for students beginning organic chemistry. Designing an organic synthesis This page is ...

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    On This Day - Feb 27 : Aspirin was patented

    Aspirin, also known as acetylsalicylic acid, was initially used as a painkiller. Aspirin is also used as a preventative medicine against strokes, blood clots and heart attacks due to its antiplatelet effect

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    Sustainable development and green chemistry

    The Inspirational chemistry chapter ‘Sustainable development and green chemistry’. This chapter suggests games, activities, practicals and demonstrations that prompt students to think critically about how to make every day processes more environmentally friendly and sustainable.

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    On This Day - Jan 25 : Robert Boyle was born

    He famously discovered that the volume of a gas is inversely proportional to its pressure (Boyle’s Law) and, together with Robert Hooke, invented the vacuum chamber. Boyle was also a founding member of the Royal Society.

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    On This Day - Jan 18 : Edward Frankland was born

    Frankland introduced the theory of valence when he realised that atoms can only form a certain number of bonds to other atoms. He also co-discovered helium (He), pioneered organometallic chemistry, and was a leader in the field of water purification.

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    Found in the ground

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    Give your pupils the knowledge and the opportunity to classify materials according to rocks, minerals and fossils.