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How to make a home chemistry lab

Here is a little gift for you – a free pdf of the coolest book I have ever seen. I wish someone had given me this when I was younger so I wanted to share it. If you have any younger siblings please also pass it on to them. I think it will i   Back in the...

How to get an A – according to my past students

A couple of years ago I asked some of my students to write down some advice to pass on to other students. Nearly of these were resit students who came to me to for tuition after missing their target grades. They all got either A*s, As or Bs in their final exams. I...

Stop wasting your time!

I am the worst person in the world for wasting time looking at crap on the internet. I even confess to spending far too much time on the Daily Mail website, even though I hate myself for it. Actually, the Daily Mail is amazing for examples of questionable...

I shouldn’t be encouraging this…

(And yes, I clearly couldn’t find an appropriate image to use) But here is some great procrastination material. 14 jokes that only Chemistry geeks will understand. These are so bad and ok anyone with even very basic chemistry knowledge will get them but I love...

Is online tuition is for you? Not sure?

Deciding to have private tuition is a big thing. No doubt when you first consider it you have an image in your head of your tutor coming along to your house and sitting down with you at the dining table, or you going along to their house and doing the same.  ...