The Burning Issue of a Candle

A simple experiment involving inversion of a conical flask over burning a candle in a dissection tray with some water can be a stimulus for open-ended, really really fun, very very challenging -- to both students and teachers alike -- problem, covering some fundamental high school chemistry.

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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!

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