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Analysing space rock

Description

This article from the Royal Society of Chemistry magazine Education in Chemistry explains how to use meteorite analysis as a laboratory teaching tool for undergraduates. The experiment uses ligand-metal complexes to test meteorites for their metal content.

There is also a link to borrow moon rock for schools at all levels - from the Science and Technology Facilities Council.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Articles, resources and best practice for teachers of chemistry, from Education in Chemistry magazine.