Vol 47, No 2. Selected articles and reviews available online to all. Full issue available online to subscribers.
If all teachers were qualified to masters-level, would this increase the status of teachers and the profession?
A report, published by the science community representing education (SCORE), finds that the information on HE courses is neither clear nor helpful to prospective students
In January, five RSC websites for chemistry teachers and their students - covering medicinal, physical and organic chemistry - went live on the Internet
The independent advisory committee on mathematics education (ACME) has developed a model for level 3 mathematics, ready for the review of UK qualifications in 2013
How to plan science and maths lessons in ways that will encourage students to talk about these subjects like the professionals do
UK schools and college students are invited to take part in this year's Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Bill Bryson prize for science communication
The Big Bang: UK Young Scientists' and Engineers' Fair will be held in Manchester from 11-13 March
The Royal Society (RS) acknowledges the achievements of its fellows as part of its 350th year celebrations
The Salters' Institute is hosting 16 Chemistry Camps for post-16 students in universities around the UK this summer
Items: Various short items
Peter Borrows takes us on another excursion into local chemistry. In this issue: down the mine
Simon Cotton takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives. In this issue: palau'amine
Tony Tooth looks at some websites that may be of interest to chemistry teachers. In this issue: GCSE revision, photos of the elements, and GCSE specification comparisons.
Education in Chemistry Letters, March 2010
Demonstrations to capture the student's imagination by Adrian Guy of Blundell's School. In this issue: chemiluminescence - the oxidation of luminol
John Emsley, University of Cambridge, takes you on a tour of the Periodic Table. In this issue: scandium, the shadowy metal that shines like the Sun
Fifty years ago steroid abuse among sportsmen and women was a serious problem. Today, thanks to the skills of analytical chemists, the sporting cheats rarely win
The psychedelic effects of fly agaric mushrooms
By investigating the synthesis of a major antiulcer drug, undergraduates get an insight into the challenges of modern process chemistry
Problem-based learning (PBL) gives students opportunities for collaborative as well as self-directed learning
Should flaxseed oil be added to the diet of women at risk of developing osteoporosis?
Spanish scientists identify 17 potential medicinals in the common winter-flowering snowdrop
Shenandoah Valley rivers still show signs of mercury toxicity 50 years after contamination
US chemists get in a fix with nitrogen and hafnium
Herbert W. Roesky and Dietmar K. Kennepohl (eds)
Mark Griep and Marjorie Mikasen