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Fizz, Boom, Bang

The advanced chemistry workshop

Specifically for your older pupils, this popular, hands-on workshop gives them the chance to delve further into the world of chemistry. Pupils work through a range of experiments to create cool, colourful chemical reactions, while an introduction to the scientific method aims to spark curiosity.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe that pH is an indication of how acid or alkali something is
  • Define a chemical reaction as when two or more things are mixed together, they change and produce something new
  • List four signs of a chemical reaction including production of heat, light, gas or colour changes
  • Recall that a solid will dissolve or react faster in a solution if it is broken up into smaller pieces
  • Identify the main steps in the scientific method, including hypothesis, controls and variables (P6-7 only)

CfE links: Properties and use of substances

Teachers Notes Tech Specs