This resource provides the essential knowledge needed to keep plastic pieces in the best possible condition so that they can continue to be enjoyed for many years.
The Mary Rose is a wooden Tudor warship that sank off Portsmouth in 1545. While on the sea bed, most of her hull became covered in silt, which effectively sealed it and the artefacts it contained in anaerobic (air-free) conditions and preserved them from decay.
This resource discusses some of the issues involved with museum conservation of objects made of stone and looks at a research project to investigate methods of removing salts from porous stone objects.
This book shows how chemical techniques are used in conserving objects made from a wide variety of materials and seeks to introduce some of the ethical considerations of conservation to students. All of the chapters are freely available on Learn Chemistry. Follow the links below to buy a copy from ...
Two worksheets to guide learners in recognizing hazards, evaluating risks and identifying control measures
Differentiated worksheets guide learners to consider word equations, symbol equations and conservation of mass linked to simple decomposition reactions
Present and prastice a technique to help learners understand the language used in extended-reponse questions and improve their answers
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