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Higher Education Learn Chemistry for higher education features resources for use in higher education chemistry teaching, designed for use in any relevant higher education course. These resources cover context and problem based learning (C/PBL), business skills for chemists, and the transition between A-level and to higher education chemistry. These resources have been produced as part of the National HE STEM Programme.

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first-year-undergraduate-...
Student laboratory manuals to support first year undergraduate practicals of Core Chemistry...
Student Undergraduate
Subjects: Chemistry in action,Scientific ideas &...
school-to-university-tran...
Open Educational Resources summarising key concepts in acids and bases, equilibrium,...
Student 16 to Undergra...
Subjects: Quantum mechanics,Delocalisation,Bonding...
maths-for-science-ebook RSC Recommended
This self-study e-book looks at a range of mathematical topics that are important for science...
TeacherStudent 16 to Undergra...
Subjects: Maths,Rates & maths,The temperature...
problem-based-practical-a...
A collection of 10 practical activities where students apply their understanding of a concept...
Teacher 16 to 18 years
Subjects: Development of scientific ideas,Data & its...
advanced-starters-for-ten...
Use this selection of short quizzes and activities at the start of chemistry lessons to help...
Teacher 16 to Teacher
Subjects: Standard laboratory procedures,Units &...
starters-for-ten-chapters...
Use this selection of short quizzes and activities at the start of chemistry lessons to help...
Teacher 14 to Teacher
Subjects: Development of scientific ideas,Data & its...
student-guide-to-degree-c...
A student guide to Royal Society of Chemistry accreditation of degree courses at universities...
TeacherStudent 16 to Teacher
pplato-maths-physics-reso... RSC Recommended
This resource links to the PPLATO Maths & Physics resources portal. The resources on this...
TeacherStudent Undergraduate ...
Subjects: Maths
study-communication-skill... RSC Recommended
This book is a practical manual for students entering university and college, to help them to...
TeacherStudent 16 to Postgrad...
reflux-with-addition
A reactant is added to the refluxing reaction mixture in a controlled way via an addition...
TeacherStudent 16 to Undergra...
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Equipment, apparatus &...
soxhlet-extraction
When a compound of low solubility needs to be extracted from a solid mixture a Soxhlet...
TeacherStudent Undergraduate
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Equipment, apparatus &...
distillation
Distillation separates liquids on the basis of them having different boiling points.
TeacherStudent 16 to Undergra...
Subjects: Equipment, apparatus &...
melting-point-determinati...
The measurement of melting points is a relatively straightforward procedure that is carried...
TeacherStudent 16 to Undergra...
Subjects: Equipment, apparatus &...
vacuum-filtration
When a solid needs to be isolated from a solution it is normally done at a reduced pressure...
TeacherStudent 16 to Undergra...
Subjects: Equipment, apparatus &...
easing-the-school-to-univ...
This article explores what educators at school, and higher education, can do to ease the...
Teacher 16 to Teacher
Subjects: Teaching approaches/pedagogy,INSET &...
using-a-rotary-evaporator
A rotary evaporator is used to remove large amounts of solvent from solutions at a reduced...
TeacherStudent Undergraduate
Subjects: Equipment, apparatus &...
scientific-papers
This book can be used to address aspects of communication skills, or can be run as a complete...
Teacher Undergraduate ...
Subjects: Magnetic resonance,Mass...
www-treasure-hunt
This book can be used to address aspects of communication skills, or can be run as a complete...
Teacher Undergraduate
Subjects: Research using secondary sources,Using...
poster-presentations
This book can be used to address aspects of communication skills, or can be run as a complete...
TeacherStudent Undergraduate ...
Subjects: Development of scientific...
vacuum-distillation
Vacuum distillation is a distillation carried out at reduced pressure to lower boiling...
TeacherStudent 16 to Undergra...
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Equipment, apparatus &...
steam-distillation
The extraction of a crude mixture containing water-insoluble material (such as natural...
TeacherStudent 16 to Undergra...
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Equipment, apparatus &...
heating
There are many instances when heat is needed in a laboratory practical, it is needed to...
TeacherStudent 16 to Undergra...
Subjects: Chemistry in action,Practical...
solvent-extraction
This technique uses two solvents which are immiscible, for example an organic solvent such as...
TeacherStudent 16 to Undergra...
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Equipment, apparatus &...
recrystallisation
Recrystallisation is a means of purifying solids. If carried out correctly the final product...
TeacherStudent 16 to Undergra...
Subjects: Equipment, apparatus &...
dean-stark-apparatus
There are many equilibrium reactions that yield water as a co-product. It is the co-produced...
TeacherStudent Undergraduate
Subjects: Equipment, apparatus &...
heating-under-reflux
The term 'reflux' describes an arrangement in which a reaction is carried out in a boiling...
TeacherStudent 16 to Undergra...
Subjects: Equipment, apparatus &...
the-fluorofen-problem
The exercises in this book can be used to address aspects of communication skills, or can be...
Teacher Undergraduate
Subjects: Magnetic resonance,Mass spectrometry,Using...
weighing-compounds-using-...
Weighing is done to ensure the correct amount of a reactant is added to a reaction, for the...
TeacherStudent 16 to Undergra...
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Equipment, apparatus &...
column-chromatography
The separation of mixtures produced in chemical reactions is often carried out by passing the...
TeacherStudent 16 to Undergra...
Subjects: Equipment, apparatus &...
computer-keyboard-skills
This book can be used to address aspects of communication skills, or can be run as a complete...
Teacher Undergraduate
Subjects: Development of scientific ideas,Research...
new-chemist-article
This book can be used to address aspects of communication skills, or can be run as a complete...
Teacher Undergraduate
Subjects: Development of scientific ideas,Research...
communicating-chemistry-b...
This book can be used to address aspects of communication skills, or can be run as a complete...
TeacherStudent Undergraduate
Subjects: Using ICT,Supported self...
volatile-product-distilla...
A technique to remove a volatile product from a reaction mixture to prevent further reaction...
TeacherStudent 16 to Undergra...
Subjects: Investigative work,Practical...
fractional-distillation
Fractional Distillation is used to separate compounds with boiling points that are close.
TeacherStudent 16 to Undergra...
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Equipment, apparatus &...
hot-gravity-filtration
This is the simplest kind of filtration when the solution to be filtered is poured through a...
TeacherStudent 16 to Undergra...
Subjects: Development of scientific ideas,Practical...
interviews-and-interviewi...
This book can be used to address aspects of communication skills, or can be run as a complete...
TeacherStudent 16 to Postgrad...
Subjects: Using ICT,Literacy,Cross-curricular...
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