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    Food and drink chemistry infographics

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    Use this collection of visually stimulating and informative infographics about the chemistry of food and drink as a valuable addition to your science classroom. Find the answers to questions such as ‘Is the galaxy raspberry flavoured?’; ‘Why shouldn’t I drink grapefruit juice if I’m taking medication?’ and, ‘What are the ...

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    On This Day - Jun 05 : Johan Gadolin was born

    While analysing minerals from a quarry in Sweden, Gadolin discovered the first rare earth compounds containing the metal oxides of yttrium (Y) and gadolinium (Gd). He is considered the founder of Finnish chemistry research.

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    Titration screen experiment

    Give students the opportunity to conduct their own titration experiment on a computer or tablet. This resource also includes a redox titration experiment.

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    Schools’ Analyst past papers 2017

    Test your students’ practical skills with these Schools’ Analyst past papers from 2017 covering skills such as making standard solutions.

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    Theory v practice - do they compare?

    Investigate the reactions of calcium metal, in theory and in practice. Does it act as you’d expect? Includes kit list and safety instructions. 

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    Nobel prize in chemistry

    2017-05-12T10:09:37Z

    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 was awarded jointly to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa "for the design and synthesis of molecular machines".Video:Announcement of the nobel prize in chemistry 2016Video:Dan shechtman how to win the nobel prize

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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.