This material is divided into two distinct pieces of work: Sparkling white crystals of sugar and Extracting sugar from sugar beet.
The student worksheet includes information about Sir Harry Kroto, one of the team who discovered the third allotrope of carbon, buckminsterfullerene.
This resource presents chemists as real people and not stereotypical ‘mad scientists’ whose lives are completely dominated by science.
The story of Roy Plunkett and the discovery of Teflon® (polytetrafluoroethene) can be used to show that many things in science were discovered accidentally.
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Understand the structure of the virus behind the Covid-19 pandemic
Let students practise algebra in a chemistry context
Challenge the misconception that metals and non-metals are completely opposite in their properties with this activity
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