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Determining relative atomic weights

Heat a known mass of two metals to produce their oxides and determine their relative atomic masses.


Measure enthalpy changes

Probe your students’ understanding of this fundamental concept and reflect on your demonstrations with our practical tips


The reaction of metals with acids

Explore reactivity series with various metals as they react with acids

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    Starters for ten

    Use this selection of short quizzes at the start of your lessons to recap previous topics or introduce new ones

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    Microscale chemistry

    Experiment with practicals that use only small quantities of chemicals and simple apparatus

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    Faces of chemistry

    Have you ever wondered about what inspired famous chemists, how chemistry research leads to new products and technologies or what sort of careers studying chemistry or a related subject can lead to? Explore videos and resources about chemistry in real life and in different careers

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    Anecdotes for chemistry teachers

    Browse this collection of stories and surprising facts to engage your students with chemistry in a whole new way

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    Nuffield practical collection

    Develop understanding of a wide range of chemical concepts and processes using this collection of over 200 practicals

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    PhET interactive simulations

    Explore chemical concepts using these interactive simulations: covering acid-base solutions, Beer's Law, atomic structure, concentration and the pH scale

Pipette and test tubes


Get resources and inspiration for experiments and demonstrations

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Explore the principles and practice of spectroscopy and other analytical methods

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Periodic table

Explore the elements with your students using these innovative and interactive resources