Practical resources

Resources and inspiration for practical work and demonstrations. Practical chemistry activities are accompanied by our standard health and safety guidance.

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Support practical chemistry with new ways to explore experimental work. Use these simulations for pre-lab learning and post-lab inquiry.

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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