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| Issue 57

Pleasing precipitation performances – the microscale way

Dropping out: learn about the chemistry of precipitation and introduce your students to chemical reactions that form colourful new compounds using microscale chemistry methods that are cheap, quick, and easy to do.

Ages: 14-16, 11-14, 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry, Sustainability

| Issue 56

Household chemistry: solvents and stain removers

Clearing up chemistry: household products like nail polish remover and laundry detergent can be used to demonstrate chemical concepts like intermolecular forces and redox reactions.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry, Science and society

| Issue 54

Little wonder: pH experiments the microscale way

Drop by drop: Learn about pH chemistry and neutralization reactions, and produce wonderful colours using microscale methods that are cheap, quick, and easy.

Ages: 14-16, 11-14;
Topics: Chemistry

| issue 35

Ten years: time to celebrate

To mark the 10th anniversary of the journal, we are hosting a virtual party. Join in by using some of our articles to teach science with a festive twist.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Resources

| issue 35

Handwarmer science

Help your students explore an exothermic reaction using the real-world example of a self-heating patch.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry, Science and society

| Issue 19

What is chemiluminescence?

Glowing jellyfish, flickering fireflies, fun glow sticks; Emma Welsh introduces the beautiful and mysterious world of chemiluminescence.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry

| Issue 12

Hydrocarbons: a fossil but not (yet) extinct

Continuing our energy series, Menno van Dijk introduces us to the past, present and future of hydrocarbons – still the most common of all fuels.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry, Earth science, Engineering, Science and society