A series of short videos of fun demonstrations about the chemistry of the gases in our atmosphere, taken from a lecture by Dr. Peter Wothers of the University of Cambridge.
Catalysts make it easier to use hydrogen as a fuel.
What do we use to power rockets into space?
The properties of the most abundant gas in our atmosphere - nitrogen.
What would happen if the only gas in the atmosphere was oxygen?!
See what happens when you just touch nitrogen triiodide!
Demonstration of how the airbags in our cars work.
Demonstration of how nitrogen and oxygen can be combined in a thunderstorm!
A Tesla Coil makes lightning in the lab!
Demonstrating the formation of ozone gas using a fishtank!
The explosive conversion of solid into gas!
Six more puzzles to challenge and enthuse your students
How to encourage your pupils to use it as a resource
Nina Notman explains why forest fires in Indonesia made the sky look red
Ask students to plan experiments, record data and draw conclusions in this practical activity
How can we use vinegar and sodium bicarbonate to make a fire extinguisher?
Examine the environmental impact of our clothing with these resources
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