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Salters' Chemistry Club Volume Two: Activities 11-15

This resource describes activities for an informal chemistry club. The aim is to convey the excitement of chemistry and develop students’ curiosity.Activity 11: Magic sand is sand that has been treated with a hydrophobic coating. This activity is more than an entertaining trick. The material was originally developed...
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Salters' Chemistry Club Volume One: Activities 11-13

This resource describes activities for an informal chemistry club. The aim is to convey the excitement of chemistry and develop students’ curiosity. Activity 11: Students investigate emulsions by making salad dressing, mayonnaise and a strawberry bombe. Activity 12: Students use food colouring to dye eggs. Activity 13...
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2000 - 2009

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Salters' Chemistry Club Volume One: Activities 14-17

This resource describes activities for an informal chemistry club. The aim is to convey the excitement of chemistry and develop students’ curiosity. Activity 14: Students use an exothermic reaction to make a heat pack. Activity 15: Students investigate reactions with copper. Activity 16: Students write with a special...
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2000 - 2009

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Salters' Chemistry Club Volume Two: Activities 16-18

This resource describes activities for an informal chemistry club. The aim is to convey the excitement of chemistry and develop students’ curiosity. Activity 16: Making crystals from borax solution. Activity 17: Students grow stalactites from sodium carbonate. Activity 18: Students make different types of glue and...
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2000 - 2009

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Salters' Chemistry Club: eggsperiment

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 what egg shells are made of.
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2000 - 2009

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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 prepare...
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2000 - 2009

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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 for a...
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2000 - 2009

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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....
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2000 - 2009

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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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2000 - 2009

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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.
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2000 - 2009

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