My favorite element

My favorite element

When one does my job(s), and one writes the kind of stuff that I write, the question of what my favorite element might be comes up a lot – quite a lot in fact. Actually I don’t think that the question is one that I would have ever give any thought to were...
A Book List for Chemistry Teachers

A Book List for Chemistry Teachers

Here’s a book list for chemistry teachers inspired by Lowell Thomson, the globetrotting chemistry educator, as he throws down a challenge. Actually his question is timely, as this topic has been on my mind a lot recently. It stems from my summer reading at CHF,...

Chemistry Venn’s

Today is the 180th birthday of John Venn, the Englishman who invented the Venn diagram. Today’s Google Doodle celebrates this fact. This led me to this little piece in The Guardian – a nice read! So, OK, all well and good, but what does that have to do...