Education in Chemistry
Content, tools, resources, and best practice for teachers of chemistry, from Education in Chemistry magazine. EiC was 50 years old in 2013.
Forum for those teaching the chemical sciences. Here you can share resources, tips, and discuss anything which may be of interest.
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See where chemistry could take you with real-life job profiles.
Explore the areas chemists work in with career options.
Find out how to pick the right course.
Gridlocks: can you unlock the grid?
16 interactive and 26 printable games, with a walkthrough. Match boxes to their corresponding values or chemicals to complete the grid. Complete grids for a variety of chemistry topics, such as units of volume, state symbols and many more.
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Learn Chemistry for higher education has information, resources and links for learning and teaching chemistry at university.
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Our online network and support group for chemistry students at universities and other higher education institutions. Free to register and access.
A group where university teaching fellows can discuss common issues, share files, ask questions and make new contacts.
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Inspire young scientists - our spring 2017 theme
Elementary Articles, 14 Dec 2016
From January 2017 we’ll have a new education resource ‘theme’ to share with teachers across the UK and Ireland. Each... Fresh ideas for chemistry teaching
Elementary Articles, 08 Dec 2016
Want to increase your confidence in teaching chemistry? Looking for fresh ideas for difficult topics? From 5–7...
Tip of the day
Re: organic chemistry
Actually human body is chiral and assymetric (just like our left and right hands) thats why it can easily identify the suitable enantiomer.
World Poetry Day - Chemical prose
Hi I am trying to inspire my secondary school students.... any contributions appreciated ... to start you off .... you may challenge the chemical accuracy... but hopefully enjoy A chemical poemRead the symbolNot the nameOr not the symbolBut the nameThis brain twisterIs a game. Titrating molar NaOHEven when most carefully appliedWith dilute sulphuric acidNeeds twice the volume if not more Neutralisation makes water Two atoms of hydrogen and one of oxygenHCl acid will produce a Cl-To be the residue when it’s dried You might consider this pollution Of poetry or verbal artBut chemistry is the solutionTo every issue of the heart