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Colourful Chemistry

Written by F.C. Brown and published by the English Universities Press, this book contains guidance on how to carry out a number of laboratory experiments in which colour plays an essential part.

The activities look at extracting and using dyes, in making pigments, turning them into paints and using these...

Option 1: Water

The first option of Revised Nuffield Chemistry explored the remarkable properties of water and sought to explain them in terms of the polarity of water molecules and hydrogen bonding. Experiments also investigated the properties of detergents and hardness of water. A further topic was the monitoring of water...

Option 8: The Chemical Industry

Teachers and students had considerable freedom in their response to this Revised Nuffield Chemistry option because under O-level regulations it was teacher assessed. Practical work was based on a ‘real’ industrial process from the fine chemicals industry.

Contents

1. The development...

Option 10: Historical Topics

The purposes of this Revised Nuffield Chemistry option were to review the historical development of a field of chemistry with special reference to its applied and social aspects; to study the life and work of one or more famous scientists working in the field; to create an interest in the original writings of...

SCISP Students’ Manual 1: Building Blocks

The Schools Council Integrated Science Project (SCISP) manuals for students were not traditional textbooks. They included experiments, practical and theoretical problems, and information (such as photographs, data and extracts from books or newspapers) intended for use in problems and in class discussion. They also...

SCISP Students’ Manual 2: Interactions and Building Blocks

The Schools Council Integrated Science Project (SCISP) manuals for students were not traditional textbooks. They included experiments, practical and theoretical problems, and information (such as photographs, data and extracts from books or newspapers) intended for use in problems and in class discussion. They also...

SCISP Students’ Manual 3: Energy

The Schools Council Integrated Science Project (SCISP) manuals for students were not traditional textbooks. They included experiments, practical and theoretical problems, and information (such as photographs, data and extracts from books or newspapers) intended for use in problems and in class discussion. They also...

SCISP Students’ Manual 4: Interactions and Change

The Schools Council Integrated Science Project (SCISP) manuals for students were not traditional textbooks. They included experiments, practical and theoretical problems, and information (such as photographs, data and extracts from books or newspapers) intended for use in problems and in class discussion. They also...

Looking at Chemical Reactions

Written by F.C. Brown and published by the English Universities Press, this book contains guidance on how to carry out a number of laboratory experiments to investigate rates of reaction and energy changes. Students, in carrying out these experiments and in attempting to answer the questions that are to be found...

Investigating Metals

Written by F.C. Brown and published by the English Universities Press, this book takes a close look at some of the properties and uses of metals and invites students to try interesting experiments and to make useful devices based on metals. The text includes questions and problems that students are asked to...

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