All Spectrometry articles – Page 2

  • Illustration of a kitchen with the chemical structures of molecules found in indoor air pollution
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    Pollution in your home

    2018-08-28T09:37:00Z

    Measuring air pollutants lurking indoors, with classroom resources

  • An array of milk bottles on shelves
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    Chromatography fights food fraud

    2018-06-04T11:58:00Z

    How chromatography helped solve a food safety crisis – includes classroom resources.

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    Spectroscopy in a Suitcase resource packs

    Use this material either alongside our Spectroscopy in a Suitcase scheme, or as a stand-alone resource to learn about spectroscopy. Cover the principles of spectroscopic techniques, and use real-life contexts to demonstrate their applications.

  • Make your own ultra-violet (UV) spectrometer
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    Students win prizes for homemade spectrometers

    2018-03-22T11:15:00Z

    Inspired chemistry projects

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    New drugs for old: pharmaceuticals

    This is a problem-based case study looks at the isolation, identification and synthesis of a pharmaceutical drug. Students are involved in screening natural herbal remedies for their active ingredients. 

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    A model of mass spectrometry

    Use this modelling activity to explore your students’ understanding of the process of fragmentation in mass spectrometry.

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    Know your poison: the festival chemical safety net

    2017-08-16T15:33:00Z

    How analytical chemistry helps reduce the harms of drug use

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    Making biodiesel

    The Learning about materials resources collection presents educational resources about materials in the form of teacher’s notes and photocopiable worksheets. This resource contains instructions for practical work on making a biodiesel, as well as worksheets covering alkenes, infrared spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, calculations on biodiesel yields, ester/biodiesel production and thermochemistry.

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    Spectroscopy in a Suitcase: Mass spectrometry resources

    This resource provides an introduction to mass spectrometry. It was produced to accompany our Spectroscopy in a Suitcase scheme which gives school students the chance to learn about spectroscopy through hands-on experience.

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    Pluto goes under the spectroscope

    2015-09-10T00:00:00Z

    Nina Notman probes the mission that is boldly going where no spacecraft has gone before

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    Flipped chemistry - flipped classroom blog

    2015-09-08T13:38:00Z

    A website that is designed to help educators plan, design and deliver lectures/resources through the “flipped classroom” model.

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    Chemistry in Action: Laboratory Manual

    Laboratory manual describing 11 x 3 hour experiments. Students are presented with a case scenario of a suspicious death, which they must investigate via a series of laboratory experiments.

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    Journal articles made easy: Detect strep throat

    2015-07-14T14:17:55Z

    This article looks at detecting strep throat bacterium using touch spray mass spectrometry. It will help you understand the research the journal article is based on, and how to read and understand journal articles. The research article was originally published in our Analyst journal. Strep throat spotted in secondsDetection of ...

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    Problem based practical activities

    A collection of 10 practical activities where students apply their understanding of a concept to devise a solution to a ‘real-life’ scenario.

  • Swimming pool chemistry index
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    Swimming pool chemistry | 16–18 years

    Synoptic questions explore structure and bonding, equilibrium and spectrometry and spectroscopy in the context of swimming pools. 

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    Plastics conservation - Barbie and friends

    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.

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    Mass spectrometry

    2015-04-30T15:12:09Z

    This book teaches about modern chemical techniques without heavy emphasis on maths or physics. It includes descriptions of instruments and their applications.

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    Following a synthetic route

    2015-04-30T15:11:08Z

    This book teaches about modern chemical techniques without heavy emphasis on maths or physics. It includes descriptions of instruments and their applications.

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    Modern Chemical Techniques book

    2015-04-02T17:22:54Z

    This book teaches about modern chemical techniques without heavy emphasis on maths or physics. It includes descriptions of instruments and their applications. All of the chapters are available for free via Learn Chemistry.Follow the links below to buy a copy from our online shop for £19.95. If you're a member ...

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    A comet starts to tell its watery tale

    2015-03-09T00:00:00Z

    Nina Notman probes what measurements taken onboard the Rosetta spacecraft mean for our understanding of the origin of water on Earth