Chemistry outreach


These outreach resources have been designed to get students excited about chemistry, to show them the real-life applications of chemistry and to demonstrate the huge range of opportunities available in studying the chemical sciences

Type of Activity

group work



Age Group

Primary to 18 years


Hands-on practical activities or ideas for front of class demonstrations


Each activity is clearly explained with instructions on setting up and delivering the activities as well as an indication of the time and resource requirements. Questions and further work for students to undertake as part of the activity are also included.Whether you are an outreach coordinator delivering outreach to schools, a teacher looking for ways to make outreach relevant, or just curious about how to engage and inspire students with chemistry, these tried-and-tested resources are full of great ideas.