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Making Polysulphide Rubber

In this classic demonstration, from the Royal Society of Chemistry, sulphur is dissolved in hot sodium hydroxide and the solution is reacted with 1,2-dichloroethane. The condensation polymer polysulphide rubber is formed.

The resource provides a list of apparatus and chemicals needed for the experiment,...

Online ecology two - the distribution of species across a field

This online ecology practical, by SAPS, is designed to give students an opportunity to see how systematic sampling can be used to

  • investigate changes in species richness across a footpath
  • the distribution of species across a footpath

These online exercises are not intended as a...

Phototropism

Here is a timelapse video of cress seedlings.

This is easy to set up using a cardboard box with strategically placed holes - one for a lamp opposite the cress and one for an iPad camera giving a side view of the cress. Use the iMotion App. This video took less then an hour to film at 1 frame every 3 minutes...

Nuffield Advanced Science: Book of Data (Second Edition)

The revised edition of the Nuffield Advanced Science Book of Data was based on the first edition. However there were many changes because of feedback from users, changes in syllabuses, and the availability of better sources of data. The content was changed.

Conversion tables and tables of mathematical...

Revised Nuffield Advanced Physics: Energy Sources: Data, References, and Readings

This booklet was compiled to support Unit G 'Energy Sources' in the Revised Nuffield Advanced Physics course. It included a limited number of tables of data. It also gave guidance on where to look for more data in the era before the Internet.

Contents
*Introduction
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Revised Nuffield Advanced Physics Students’ Guide 1: Units A to G

The Revised Nuffield Physics Students Guides were not textbooks. They included for each unit:
*Summaries - very short accounts giving the most important ideas of each part of the course.
*Readings - short passages which depend on the ideas developed in the unit with questions to help students develop the...

Revised Nuffield Advanced Physics Students’ Guide 2: Units H to L

Published by the Nuffield Foundation the Revised Nuffield Physics Students Guides were not textbooks.
They included for each unit:
*Summaries - very short accounts giving the most important ideas of each part of the course.
*Readings - short passages which depend on the ideas developed in the unit...

Nuffield Advanced Science: Book of Data (First Edition)

This Nuffield Advanced Science Book of Data was a compilation of basic physical data in SI units for use during the Nuffield Advanced courses in Physics, Physical Science, and Chemistry. The book included all the data required specifically for the Nuffield programmes but the book was deliberately not tied too...

Nuffield Chemistry: Book of Data

This Nuffield Chemistry Data Book contains the following sections:

Section 1: Basic information
Table 1.1 Selected symbols and abbreviations
Table 1.2 Values of selected physical measurements
Table 1.3 The elements

Section 2: Masses, volume...

Chemistry Experiments

Chemistry Experiments contains a varied collection of labcards and worksheets from which teachers can choose in order to build up a programme of chemistry practical work for use in the school laboratory. The labcards include labelled diagrams and questions which are designed to help guide students through the...

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