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Ideas and resources for teachers working from home

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How to teach practical chemistry remotely


Ideas for keeping up students’ practical skills while schools are closed

On-screen experiments

Aspirin screen experiment

Aspirin screen experiment

Get students aged 16–18 running their own organic synthesis on a computer or tablet before taking part in the real thing. This resource also features an in-depth practical guide and a set of worksheets covering the theory.

Titration screen experiment

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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The future for EdTech


Will it return to the classroom with us?

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How to make effective use of pre-recorded lessons


Try this great approach for introducing new content and letting learners rewatch to their heart’s desire

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Using investigations to engage your 11–14 students


Try this proven approach to remote teaching with your science classes

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Use on-screen simulations to successfully boost data skills


Perfect for remote teaching, but they’ve a role in classroom settings too

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How to use a slide show for a live lesson


Catherine Smith shares her strategy for teaching a remote lesson on the Hess cycle


How to run a quiz for distance learning


Kristy Turner shares the structure for a lesson using a semi-live approach to quizzing

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