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Updated Periodic Table (p...
Updated Periodic Table (printable)
Our Periodic Table to download and print, now...
English & Welsh GCSE chem...
English & Welsh GCSE chemistry specifications
An article for teachers to review the 2016 GCSE...
Nobel prize in chemistry
Nobel prize in chemistry
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 was awarded...
C/PBL resources
C/PBL resources
Context/problem-based learning resources for HE.
Starlight, with Tim Peake
Starlight, with Tim Peake
Take part in our experiment.
ITT Scholarships
ITT Scholarships
The Royal Society of Chemistry and the...
Accessibility awareness
Accessibility awareness
This research provides information and current...
Science ideas webs
Science ideas webs
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.
education in chemistry

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.

talk chemistry

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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a future in chemistry A Future in Chemistry Our careers site will give you what you need to make informed choices and feel confident about your future.          

More careers help:

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.

the mole magazine The Mole magazine Cutting-edge chemistry for students aged 14-18.
gridlocks can you unlock ...

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.

If you would like to receive the answers to any of the PDF puzzles, please email

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learn chemistry for highe... Learn Chemistry for higher education

Learn Chemistry for higher education has information, resources and links for learning and teaching chemistry at university. 

More information:

Pedagogic research and practical teaching guidance.

The transition from school to university and help on how to read journal articles.

Professional skills development with our 'Enhancing employability' section.

community groups Community groups

University student group

Our online network and support group for chemistry students at universities and other higher education institutions. Free to register and access.


University Teaching Fellow Network

A group where university teaching fellows can discuss common issues, share files, ask questions and make new contacts.

chemistry world

Chemistry World

Chemistry World has news, features, podcasts and job advertisements, and is the best way to keep up to date with the global chemical sciences community.

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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...


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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