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| Issue 54

Elements in danger!

When talking of finite resources, the chemical elements themselves are often overlooked. Learn more about elements in danger.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry
   

| Issue 53

Elements in focus: helium

Helium: gas of awe, wonder, and worry. Is it time to give this noble gas the respect it deserves?

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry, Earth science, Science and society
   

| Issue 51

Fusion vs fission

Fusion and fission: both release energy, but how do these processes differ and what are the implications for electricity generation?

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry
         

| Issue 45

Elements in focus: beryllium

As a lightweight, super-strong metal, beryllium is an engineer’s dream – but it also has some less convenient qualities.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: News from the EIROs, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering
       

| Issue 41

Elements in focus: molybdenum

From samurai swords to healthy tomato plants, this little-known element has wider uses than you might expect.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry
       

| Issue 24

The Periodic Table of Videos website, by the University of Nottingham, UK

There are a number of reasons why you might not want to read this review: perhaps you do not teach chemistry, you are resisting the use of video clips in your teaching, or you are looking for non-English teaching materials. These are not good reasons though, as you will see. I challenge you to…

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Resources

| Issue 7

Mercury: a poisonous solution

Sigrid Griet Eeckhout from the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility in Grenoble, France, investigates what determines the toxicity of mercury compounds – and how X-ray light is helping to solve the mystery.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry, Earth science