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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Astatine

by Rosie Coates It’s Friday: The final day of chemistry week and our final halogens and health blogpost (did you miss fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine?), the subject of which is astatine.  We’ll be looking at it’s uses, resources about

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Iodine

by Simon Jones Iodine is a chemical of many properties and uses, and that’s what I want to explore in today’s chemistry week blog as well as some of its history and some nice resources making use of the latest

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Bromine

by Ruth Perkins When I was asked to write about Bromine I was fully prepared to be sitting here blogging about soldiers’ libido and how they were given bromine in their tea to suppress it. I am a bit relieved

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Chlorine

by Rosie Coates Here at science made simple we are celebrating Chemistry Week with a week’s worth of ‘Halogens and Health’.  Today is Tuesday, so it’s the turn of chlorine (Catch up with Monday’s edition on fluorine if you missed

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Fluorine

by Zoë Gamble It’s the first day of Chemistry Week! To celebrate, science made simple are looking at ‘Halogens and Health’. To kick off the week, we’re starting with the first halogen, fluorine, and we’ll be moving down the group

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Happy Chemistry week!

It’s Chemistry Week 2013!  From 16th-23rd November here at science made simple we’ll be celebrating Chemistry Week and you can get involved too, with experiments, resources, information and the Royal Society of Chemistry’s global experiment. Global Experiment The theme this

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The Science of Bonfire Night: Explosions!

“Remember remember the 5th of November, fireworks, treacle and snot!”   by David Price Ever wanted to blow something up, I mean really smash it to bits? Atomise it? Spread it to the 4 winds? Me too! The story so

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