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chemistry-of-fireworks
Reverend Ron Lancaster MBE showcases how chemistry is involved in making fireworks with some...
Student 11 to 18 years
Subjects: Exposition,Using ICT,Group 1 Alkali...
calgon
Link the post-16 topics of group 2 elements, acids and bases and polymerisation to the topic...
TeacherStudent 16 to 18 years
Subjects: Collecting, recording & presenting...
challenging-plants-plant-...
An understanding of the structure and function of plants, the movement of materials through...
TeacherStudent 14 to 18 years
Subjects: Agricultural applications,Chemicals as...
challenging-plants-fertil...
Nutrients essential for plant growth are obtained naturally from soil or other growing...
TeacherStudent 14 to 18 years
Subjects: Equipment, apparatus &...
finish
Link the topics of rates of reaction, group 1, 2 and 7 elements, proteins, fats and...
TeacherStudent 16 to 18 years
Subjects: Everyday life applications: cosmetics and...
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 &...
chemistry-vignettes-chemi... RSC Recommended
A series of short screencasts to introduce the Chemistry of selected Elements
Student Undergraduate
Subjects: Using ICT,Supported self study,Developing...
fire-and-flame-part-1 RSC Recommended
A series of short video clips of explosive and exciting chemical reactions, taken from a...
Student 11 to 16 years
Subjects: Exposition,Safety & risk assessment,Using...
making-silicon-and-silane...
Magnesium and sand are heated together and silicon is produced by an exothermic reaction. The...
Teacher 14 to 18 years
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Exposition,Group 2...
the-periodic-table-proper...
In this experiment you will be observing and interpreting the changes when drops of solutions...
Teacher 14 to 18 years
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Standard laboratory...
testing-the-ph-of-oxides
The aim of this experiment is to help establish the idea that the pH of oxides vary. Students...
Teacher 14 to 18 years
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Teaching...
assessment-for-learning-c...
Assessment for Learning is an effective way of actively involving students in their...
Teacher 16 to 18 years
Subjects: Development of scientific ideas,Supported...
elements-infographics RSC Recommended
A collection of visually stimulating and informative infographics about the elements, which...
TeacherStudent 11 to 18 years
Subjects: Exposition,Supported self study,Managing...
four-solutions
Devise experiments to label some bottles correctly, using two different approaches.
Teacher
Subjects: Development of scientific ideas,Asking...
the-reactivity-of-the-gro...
Metals in group 2 of the periodic table are less reactive than those in group 1. This...
TeacherStudent 11 to 18 years
Subjects: Teaching chemistry,Teaching...
the-chemistry-of-light-pa... RSC Recommended
A series of short experiments and demonstrations about the chemistry of light, taken from a...
Student 11 to 18 years
Subjects: Everyday life applications: colour -...
just-add-water-part-1 RSC Recommended
A series of fun, engaging, short chemistry demonstrations about water, taken from a lecture...
Student 11 to 18 years
Subjects: Everyday life applications: cooking & food...
thermal-decomposition-of-...
Calcium carbonate is strongly heated until it undergoes thermal decomposition to form calcium...
Teacher 14 to 18 years
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Experiment &...
Experiment
This experiment illustrates a reaction with low activation energy. Magnesium reacts with...
TeacherStudent 14 to 18 years
Subjects: Teaching chemistry,Teaching...
Experiment
Many elements react with chlorine on heating. The reactions and the properties of the...
Teacher 14 to 18 years
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Group 1 Alkali...
some-reactions-of-carbon-...
Some reactions of carbon dioxide
Teacher 11 to 18 years
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Standard laboratory...
three-white-solids
Devise experiments to label three white solids correctly by using chemicals and apparatus in...
Teacher
Subjects: Development of scientific ideas,Asking...
making-magnesium-carbonat...
When solutions of two soluble salts are mixed, a solid may form. The solid is called a...
Teacher 11 to 16 years
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Teaching...
anecdotes-in-the-limeligh...
The background and chemistry of burning calcium with hydrogen and oxygen to make 'limelight'.
TeacherStudent 11 to Undergra...
Subjects: Case studies,Cross-curricular links,Group...
burning-magnesium-in-dry-...
Magnesium's reaction with carbon dioxide is a dramatic and beautiful demonstration to show...
Teacher 11 to 16 years
Subjects: Exposition,Electrochemical series,Group 2...
the-change-in-mass-when-m...
Magnesium is weighed and then heated in a crucible. It reacts with oxygen to produce the...
Teacher 11 to 16 years
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Analysis:...
fire-and-flame-part-2 RSC Recommended
A series of short video clips of explosive and exciting chemical reactions, taken from a...
Student 11 to 16 years
Subjects: Exposition,Using ICT,Supported self...
fire-and-flame-part-4 RSC Recommended
A series of short video clips of explosive and exciting chemical reactions, taken from a...
Student 11 to 18 years
Subjects: Exposition,Using ICT,Supported self...
the-periodic-table-solubi...
In this experiment you will be looking to see whether precipitates form when you add drops of...
Teacher 14 to 18 years
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Standard laboratory...
Experiment
Burning magnesium ribbon is plunged into the steam above boiling water in a conical flask. In...
Teacher 14 to 18 years
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Exposition,Patterns in...
free-range-chemistry-part... RSC Recommended
Short videos of exciting demonstrations of the chemistry of everyday materials, taken from a...
Student 11 to 18 years
Subjects: Industrial applications,Medical...
five-white-solids
Label five white solids correctly by using chemical tests and any suitable apparatus.
Teacher
Subjects: Development of scientific ideas,Asking...
the-chemistry-of-light-pa... RSC Recommended
A series of short experiments and demonstrations about the chemistry of light, taken from a...
Student 11 to 18 years
Subjects: Exposition,Using ICT,Hydrogen,Hydrogen...
soil-science
A collection of information sheets and presentations that look at the nature of soil...
TeacherStudent 11 to 18 years
Subjects: Equipment, apparatus &...
Experiment
Many elements react with oxygen on heating. These reactions and the properties of their...
Teacher 11 to 18 years
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Exposition,Group 1...
testing-the-hardness-of-w...
Soap solution is used to measure the hardness of rain water, temporarily hard water and...
Teacher 14 to 18 years
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Standard laboratory...