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A collection to help connect primary science to topics.
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cpd for teachers CPD for teachers The Royal Society of Chemistry can support you throughout your teaching career with Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses.
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Education in Chemistry

Content, tools, resources, and best practice for teachers of chemistry, from Education in Chemistry magazine. 50 years old back in 2013.

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Talk Chemistry

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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Are you preparing for the new GCSE practicals in England and Wales?
Elementary Articles, 04 Feb 2016
From September 2016 there are new practical requirements for GCSE science in Wales and England. Are you concerned... English GCSE science specifications; which should you choose?
Elementary Articles, 01 Feb 2016
Confused about which GCSE science specification you should choose for your new Year 10’s in September 2016? Not sure...


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Re: Buffer question

To recap, the image below is from the SQA marking scheme for 2014AH at The figure circled is an error, and should be 0.333. The question describes making up a standard buffer solution where pKa=pH  

Re: Spare lesson in the middle of rusting - any suggestions?

haha this is very timely .. I wrote up that demo for the next Education in Chemistry. Filming it this week .. I will make sure a link goes in to Bob's version too :) ... I agree though, it's got to be for the right level. I show this to my A-level students when comparing redox potentials. that being said, you can always leave it a little longer without indicators connected with Cu and with Mg if you want to talk sacrificial protection. The Cu one gets really messy especially overnight. The difference between the three is obvious even without an indicator, especialy with a pinch of salt ;)