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Chemistry

“I wanted to make a clever chemistry joke, but the best ones Argon” 

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KS3

Key Stage 3 Chemistry lessons cover a range of topics including the particulate nature of matter; atoms, elements and compounds; chemical reactions; the periodic table; materials and the Earth and its atmosphere. Topics include expert tuition on the scientific method, experimental skills, analysis, evaluation and measurement.

KS4

Key Stage 4 Chemistry lessons involve acquiring knowledge and understanding of facts, terminology, concepts, principles and practical techniques. Through a series of short topics students will be assisted to apply their understanding and evaluate unfamiliar information. Students are advised to be studying KS4 level Maths and English to get the most out of these lessons.

Explorer

Explorer lessons give the chance to go ‘off grid’ and look into those nooks and crannies not featured on a usual school curriculum. What do you want to learn about? Explosions, treasure, global warming, poisons..? Get in touch and let us know your passion!

Chemistry

Whizz, bang, pop and whoosh! Chemistry is the science of how different substances react.

What’s an atom? How big is it? What is it made of? Where do the metals come from in my computer/phone? Is it true I have gold inside me? What’s plastic made of? Wood? My favourite jumper? There are 118 chemical elements – how many do you know about?

Learning about Chemistry can lead to all sorts of interesting jobs such as:

  • Biotechnologist
  • Climate Scientist
  • Educator
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Nanotechnologist
  • Nuclear Scientist

Many more ideas for related jobs can be found here.

Chemistry: Keeping life colourful

Week of Lessons