This collection contains some intermediate-higher level activities for an informal chemistry club.

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Salters' Chemistry Club: chemical problems to solve

This resource describes activities for an informal chemistry club. The aim is to convey the excitement of chemistry and develop students’ curiosity. In this activity, students are challenged to remove the colour from the three samples of copper sulphate solution using three different methods. They then have to...

Salters' Chemistry Club: clock reactions

This resource describes activities for an informal chemistry club. The aim is to convey the excitement of chemistry and develop students’ curiosity. In this activity, students react acidified potassium iodide solution with a solution of starch and hydrogen sulphate solution. The reaction mixture stays colourless...

Salters' Chemistry Club Volume One: Activities 26-29

This resource describes activities for an informal chemistry club. The aim is to convey the excitement of chemistry and develop students’ curiosity. Activity 26: Electroplating is used to plate a thin layer of a valuable metal on top of a less valuable one. Students have a go at plating the faces on foreign coins....

Salters' Chemistry Club: Naples blood

Every year on 19 September a 'miracle' takes place in Naples Cathedral when Saint Januarius’ blood is held up by the resident bishop. The 1,600 year old blood liquefies and the Neapolitans can breathe a sigh of relief for another year. Professor Garlaschelli, a chemist at the University of Pavia has come up with...

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