Chemistry, Enrichment Activities, IB Diploma Chemistry

Sugar Daddy…with Flare

Who says sugar is bad for children?! It’s especially not bad in a chemistry classroom where it can be used to create flares and to bring chemistry alive! This is the 6th Beauties vs. Brawns challenge. . . . → Read More: Sugar Daddy…with Flare

Enrichment Activities

Modelling…Without the Catwalk

When people think of modelling, they think of catwalks and skinny models, mostly. We do a lot of that in Science too…modelling that is, not the catwalks and skinny models! . . . → Read More: Modelling…Without the Catwalk

Chemistry, Enrichment Activities, IB Diploma Chemistry

The Gunpowder Challenge: The Explosive Meet

Gunpowder chemistry in the classroom! My first year IB Chemistry students prepare gunpowder mixture and test them. The results, of course, are quite dramatic! . . . → Read More: The Gunpowder Challenge: The Explosive Meet

Chemistry, Enrichment Activities, IB Diploma Chemistry

Mole Challenge: Can You Burrow Through This?

How do we count things that cannot be counted directly, such as the number of sand grains in the Sahara desert? And what does that have anything to do with Chemistry? . . . → Read More: Mole Challenge: Can You Burrow Through This?