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IB Chemistry environmental issues

Monday 31 March 2014

One of the most important aspects of the new IB chemistry programme for first exams in 2016 is the emphasis put on environmental chemistry.... more

'Chemicals'

Friday 14 February 2014

If you want some interesting posters to liven up your lab/classroom you might want to look at those produced for sale by James Kennedy, a... more

Who discovered oxygen?

Monday 27 January 2014

In the new Guide for first teaching in 2014 under Stoichiometric relationships, it states in the Theory of Knowledge part of 1.1 “Lavoisier’s... more

First commercial fuel cell car

Monday 6 January 2014

One of the topics in the new Energy option for 2014 onwards is the thermodynamic efficiency of fuel cells. This is equal to ΔG/ΔH and the... more

Arden Zipp

Saturday 21 December 2013

One of the real joys of teaching is that you can make a huge difference to other people. Perhaps the greatest reward is when former students... more

Where is your country on the Pisa scale?

Tuesday 3 December 2013

Where is your country on the Pisa list? The Pisa (Programme for International Student Assessment) results were announced today. Pisa is carried... more

Investigate an aspect of diving submarines

Wednesday 30 October 2013

Regular readers of this website will know that I am a fan of using materials readily available in supermarkets, for example beer bottle caps... more

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