Create fabric dye by synthesising an azo dye and using it to change the colour of a piece of cotton
He synthesised the first artificial dyestuff, called mauve or aniline purple, while trying to synthesize quinine from a coal tar chemical. Perkin commercialised his discovery, developing production methods and uses for the new dye.
Use these curriculum-relevant resources and activities remotely with your 16–18 classes
Teach your pupils to make the right research choices in a never-ending ocean of options
Which material makes the warmest jacket? Investigate the insulating properties of various materials with this activity for ages 7–14
Help your students apply standard form in chemical equations
Develop students’ speaking and listening skills with this debate activity
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