WOW! Chemistry Demonstrations with Impact - Northern Ireland Teachers ONLY NN230 / A22

Start date
16 Dec 22
1 Day
Queens University Belfast, University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN View on Google Map


The event provides an opportunity to gain experience of facilitating demonstrations that go BANG and WHIZZ from the Royal Society of Chemistry, in the fantastic QUB Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Labs and be sign-posted to resources to use in school. The course is also perfect for building the confidence of the non-specialist teacher covering Whoosh bottle, Cannon Fire, Cornflour Bomb, disappearing Ink, Red Cabbage Indicator and Effervescent Indicator Rainbow.

Who is it for?

Science and Chemistry teachers in secondary schools from Northern Ireland ONLY

How will you learn?

face to face

How long is this course?

1 day

Who is the course leader?


Teachers will:

  • gain first-hand experience of relevant and interesting practical experiments and demonstrations to help inspire and engage students at KS3 and KS4
  • consider the health and safety implications of the practicals
  • explore the application of Johnstone's Triangle to enhance and extend student understanding and the development of subject-specific skills.


1 WOW! Chemistry Demonstrations with Impact - Northern Ireland Teachers ONLY16 December 202209:00-18:00Queens University Belfast


Please note - if you work at a state funded school or college in Northern Ireland you will be eligible for the ENTHUSE subsidy upon full attendance on this course

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* Your school or college will receive the subsidy on successful completion of the CPD and impact toolkit. Find out more.

Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£50.00
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£50.00Subsidy available*£200.00

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

Outside the UK? Fee information

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The subsidy value may be higher for your school or college.

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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