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.
In this activity you will look at the chemistry behind a number of chemical weapons that have been employed throughout history
Explore the role of chemistry in drug discovery with this worksheet
Ask students to plan experiments, record data and draw conclusions in this practical activity
How can we use vinegar and sodium bicarbonate to make a fire extinguisher?
Examine the environmental impact of our clothing with these resources
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