Monthly Archives: March 2015


Making Ice Cream

Background: Ice has to absorb energy to melt. When you use ice to cool the ingredients for ice cream, the energy is absorbed from the ingredients and from the outside environment (like your hands, if you are holding the bag of ice!). When you add salt to the ice, it lowers the freezing point of [...]

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Growing crystals

Background: Crystals are some of the most beautiful naturally occurring objects. A quartz crystal looks as if the edges have been carved but when you look at them in more detail you may be able to see growth lines covering the faces. These lines show that the crystal has been formed by the growth of [...]

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Holly Chrishop

Project manager Catalent Pharma solutions. I first became interested in science from an early age; I loved understanding how things worked and the technical terms for things around me. It probably wasn’t until high school that I fully understood the variety of topics science applies to. Science was taught in various different ways such [...]

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March – News Letter

Learn Chemistry Cowley, Woodchurch, Bebington and West Derby have all registered with the RSC’s Learn Chemistry, providing open-access educational resources for both students and teachers. Chemistry in your shopping basket Chemistry in your shopping basket has now taken place at all of our partner schools. Pupils have told us they loved doing experiments and practical [...]

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