Mercury poisoning and the origins of the phrase ‘mad as a hatter’.
The story of the discovery of the Hall-Heroult process for purifying aluminium.
He invented the alcohol thermometer (1709) and mercury thermometer (1714). He also developed the Fahrenheit temperature scale by reference to three fixed points of temperature, where a mixture of ice, water and ammonium chloride was taken as 0 °F.
Understanding enamel, fillings and anaesthetics requires chemistry knowledge
Use these resources to familiarise 16–18 students with the maths involved in time-of-flight calcuations
Explore the role of chemistry in drug discovery with this worksheet
Heat a known mass of two metals to produce their oxides and determine their relative atomic masses.
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