Chemistry in Health We have put together a collection of educational resources to highlight the role that chemistry plays in keeping us healthy. Resources have been designed for both students and teachers for use in the classroom or at home, covering a range of topics and age groups. Explore our list of Chemistry in Health resources now.

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challenging-medicines-mak...
These resources show the extent to which everyday medicines can be made in the classroom....
TeacherStudent 14 to 18 years
Subjects: Standard laboratory...
challenging-medicines-phy...
These resource sheets look at the different physiochemical properties of medicines....
TeacherStudent 16 to 18 years
Subjects: Medical applications,Teaching...
chemistry-and-sport-athle...
Discover the chemistry behind one of the toughest athletic events - the 400m race.
TeacherStudent 11 to 14 years
Subjects: Acid-base behaviour,Metabolism chemistry
challenging-medicines-int...
Medicines and the development of pharmaceutical drugs have the potential to help us take on...
TeacherStudent 16 to 18 years
Subjects: Scientific & technological...
faces-of-chemistry-biosen...
Find out how scientists at the material science laboratory, QMUL, develop biosensors to...
TeacherStudent 11 to 18 years
Subjects: Chemistry in action,Planning,Collecting,...
challenging-medicines-bod...
Medicines and the development of pharmaceutical drugs have the potential to help us take on...
TeacherStudent 16 to 18 years
Subjects: Medical applications,Supported self study
challenging-medicines-ana...
Experiments that involve the colorimetric analysis of medicines and can be applied to other...
TeacherStudent 16 to 18 years
Subjects: Colorimetric analysis,Medical...
challenging-medicines-phy...
Practical experiments associated with the handouts for Physiochemical Properties....
TeacherStudent 16 to 18 years
Subjects: Titrimetric/volumetric...
molecules-against-malaria...
This medicinal chemistry case study is designed to introduce students to the development of...
TeacherStudent Undergraduate
Subjects: Development of scientific ideas,Data & its...
dettol
Link the post-16 topics of phenols, bonding and acids and bases to the topic of actiseptics....
TeacherStudent 16 to 18 years
Subjects: Development of scientific ideas,Medical...
nurofen
Link the post-16 topics of bonding and solubility, isomerisation and reactions of organic...
TeacherStudent 16 to 18 years
Subjects: Medical applications,Green...
crisps
Combining research, a practical investigation and a presentation of results.
TeacherStudent 14 to 16 years
Subjects: Data & its limitations,Investigative...
water-sports-and-solution...
Life is in aqueous solution - and so is much of sport. Find out why the properties of water...
TeacherStudent Primary to 14 ...
Subjects: Applications of chemistry,Solutions
faces-of-chemistry-sun-lo...
Dr. Robert Sayer and Alice Miles, both scientists from Croda, explain the chemistry behind...
TeacherStudent 11 to 18 years
Subjects: Molecular electronic transition...
gaviscon
Link the post-16 topics of acid and base neutralisation, weak acids, bonding and carboxylic...
TeacherStudent 16 to 18 years
Subjects: Medical...
aspirin-book
This book contains eight free-standing activities that can be used singly or as a coherent...
Teacher 16 to 18 years
Subjects: Investigative work,Standard laboratory...
chemistry-of-dentistry
Learn about the role of chemistry in dentistry.
Teacher 16 to 18 years
Subjects: Collecting, recording & presenting...
anecdotes-measuring-lead-...
Measuring lead levels in hair using atomic absorption spectrometry
Teacher 11 to Undergra...
Subjects: Group 4: carbon-lead,Risks to health
measuring-vitamin-c-in-fo...
The procedure to take part in the global experiment, Measuring the quantity of vitamin C in...
TeacherStudent 11 to 16 years
Subjects: Data & its limitations,Investigative...
afl-what-is-a-healthy-fat
Assessment for Learning is an effective way of actively involving students in their...
Teacher 14 to 18 years
Subjects: Asking questions,Analysis:...
outreach-sunscreen-and-uv...
A fun demo to teach about UV light and the action/importance of sunscreen.
TeacherStudent Primary
Subjects: Everyday life applications: cosmetics and...
advanced-medicinal-chemis... RSC Recommended
This course material gives real-life examples of drug discovery and information on the drug...
Teacher
Subjects: Medical applications,Research using...
chemistrys-interfaces-nut...
This C/PBL resource is an introduction to some of the most important aspects of chemical...
TeacherStudent Undergraduate
Subjects: Chemistry in society,Using scientific...
the-microscale-synthesis-...
In this experiment students do a microscale esterification reaction between 2-hydroxybenzoic...
Teacher 16 to 18 years
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Standard laboratory...
outreach-bendy-bones
Come and see what makes bones so strong!
TeacherStudent Primary
Subjects: Medical applications,Practical...
organic-chemists-contribu...
This scientific case-study highlights the importance of organic synthesis in more efficient...
TeacherStudent 16 to 18 years
looking-behind-sport-perf...
Teams at the material science laboratory at Queen Mary, University of London use biosensors...
Student 11 to Undergra...
Subjects: Scientific ideas & evidence,Careers...
use-of-salt-in-cooking-pa...
This resource explores why salt is always added to the water when cooking green vegetables.
Teacher 14 to 18 years
Subjects: Chemistry in action,Everyday life...
what-affects-the-colour-a...
Practical work and questions about the effect of salt, sodium bicarbonate and calcium ions on...
Teacher 14 to 18 years
Subjects: Chemistry in action,Everyday life...
what-is-the-best-indigest...
This book provides teachers with a useful resource of chemically-based problem solving...
Teacher 11 to 16 years
Subjects: Investigative work,Preliminary...
making-medicines
An introduction to making medicines
Teacher 11 to 18 years
Subjects: Medical...
the-chemistry-of-flavour
Worksheets and videos on the molecules responsible for flavour, and how cooking affects cell...
Teacher 14 to 18 years
Subjects: Chemistry in action,Nomenclature, symbols...
afl-do-vitamin-pills-real...
Assessment for Learning is an effective way of actively involving students in their...
Teacher 14 to 16 years
Subjects: Development of scientific ideas,Data & its...
extracting-iron-from-brea...
Many breakfast cereals are fortified with iron. This iron is metallic and is added to the...
Teacher 11 to 18 years
Subjects: Practical chemistry,Chemical...
any-glucose
Design a biosensor to detect glucose
Teacher 16 to 18 years
Subjects: Preliminary work,Collecting, recording &...
you-are-what-you-ate-c-pb...
This C/PBL resource looks at the metabolic causes and incidence of obesity in the cultural...
TeacherStudent Undergraduate
Subjects: Applications of chemistry,Everyday life...