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Security Camera

A shop owner is to install a security camera in his shop to help prevent shoplifting. Students analyse a plan of the shop, using loci and construction to identify which shoppers are not in view of the camera and calculate what percentage of the shop is not covered. The second part of the activity requires students...

School Holidays

In this Nuffield exploration, students consider what factors might affect the choice of dates for school holidays and use these to determine the holiday dates for an alternative school year.

The key processes developed through the activities include:

*Representing - deciding what factors to take into...

Save a Baby Kangaroo

In this activity students take on the role of an adult in the Australian Outback who whilst out horse riding finds a female kangaroo that has just been killed on the road by a passing truck. Her joey is still alive in her pouch. Through video clips, photographs and data, students become familiar with a range of...

Salters' Chemistry Club: which glue is stronger?

This resource describes an activity for an informal chemistry club, students make different types of glue and test which is the strongest. The aim is to convey the excitement of chemistry and develop students’ curiosity.

Salters' Chemistry Club: what colour are leaves really?

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 investigate the different pigments in leaves using chromatography.

Salters' Chemistry Club: washing soda stalactites

This resource describes an activity for an informal chemistry club, students grow stalactites from sodium carbonate. The aim is to convey the excitement of chemistry and develop students’ curiosity.

Salters' Chemistry Club: the apothecary's cocktail

This resource describes an activity for an informal chemistry club, students make copper sulphate. The aim is to convey the excitement of chemistry and develop students’ curiosity.

Salters' Chemistry Club: strengthening ice

This resource describes an activity for an informal chemistry club, students investigate the best material and conditions for producing strong composite ice. The aim is to convey the excitement of chemistry and develop students’ curiosity.

Salters' Chemistry Club: secret writing

This resource describes an activity for an informal chemistry club, students write with a special invisible ‘ink’ and spray the writing with special chemical sprays. The writing only becomes visible when a chemical reaction takes place between the ‘ink’ and the spray. The aim is to convey the...

Salters' Chemistry Club: one-pot copper reactions

This resource describes an activity for an informal chemistry club, students investigate reactions with copper. The aim is to convey the excitement of chemistry and develop students’ curiosity.

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