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Edible experiments
Edible experiments
Discover the importance of chemistry in everyday...
New Starters for ten - fe...
New Starters for ten - featuring transition skills
Use this selection of short quizzes at the start of...
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...
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...
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.

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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.

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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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Are your students taking chemistry to the next level?
Elementary Articles, 13 Jul 2017
Do you teach chemistry to A Level, Higher or Leaving Certificate students in the UK or Ireland? If you do, we need... See how our resources link to the primary science curriculum
Elementary Articles, 06 Jul 2017
If you’re a primary teacher, take a look at our primary curriculum linking documents on Learn Chemistry. We’ve...


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Re: Luminol

Hi Moushoumi Hopefully here they are. Ian

Re: Luminol Reaction measure

If your school has palm-top computers with scientific interfaces then this will make your job a lot easier. For my project I was able to create a basic light detector by using an LDR (light dependant resistor) connected through a support system to a palm-top which could be adjusted to take and automatically log measurements of light intensity over a set period and with set intervals. After calibrating the LDR with a light source of known intensity, I was able to set-up the equipment, press “go” and after thirty seconds I had more than 250 sets of data in a spreadsheet. It should be noted that often, an increase in rate will compromise total light yielded (light sticks can glow for weeks in a freezer). Without this equipment a more traditional (but less accurate) approach can be adopted by laying out a long thin piece of transparent tubing around a clamp stand with a funnel at the top through which to pour your reactants. An estimation of relative rate can be made by noting the time or point on the tube at which luminescence stops. You can visit the following page for more details: