Vol 46, No 6. Selected articles and reviews available online to all. Full issue available online to subscribers.
Will the new GCSE science criteria published later this month by the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency (QCDA) satisfy the demands of all interested parties?
Scottish Government's latest strategy for improving the teaching and learning of science in secondary schools in Scotland.
Alternative route to a chemistry degree that combines part-time and full-time study now available through the Open University.
The Amgen Foundation is offering chemistry undergraduates the opportunity to work in a research lab in one of three leading universities in Europe during the summer vacation.
Peter Borrows takes us on another excursion into local chemistry. In this issue: a spectral trail
Simon Cotton, teacher at Uppingham School, takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives. In this issue: potassium permanganate
Tony Tooth looks at some websites that may be of interest to chemistry teachers. In this issue: useful sites to extend the curriculum
Education in Chemistry Letters, November 2009
Demonstrations to capture the student's imagination, by Adrian Guy of Blundell's School. In this issue: hydrogen and chlorine - a photosensitive, free radical reaction
Not just another form of silver, it's pure platinum
Can phosphorus-rich foods, such as fish, improve our intellect?
Chemists design new plastics from natural carbohydrates
Sixthformers are introduced to Madelung constants as a way of investigating ionic crystal structures
Recent evidence suggests that ocean removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is having serious consequences for marine life
Maths for chemists
Tips for teaching maths skills to our future chemists, by Paul Yates of Keele University. In this issue: The exponential function
Researchers in Saudi Arabia have developed an environmentally friendly way of making nanomaterials from zinc oxide
European scientists discover that the giant plume of water emitted from Saturn's largest moon is fed by a salty ocean
Chemists use spectroscopic technique to shed light on the toxic metals in sunscreens and cosmetic products
Research gives support to contrversial theory on the origins of fossil fuels
Geoffrey A. Ozin, André C. Arsenault and Ludovico Cademartiri
Peter J. Mikulecky, Katherine Brutlag, Michelle Rose Gilman and Brian Peterson