B.Basic/Intermediate level Worksheets |  A. Basic  |  C. Intermediate  |  D. Int/High  |  E. Puzzles  |  F. Demonstrations  |
On this page, you can download the basic/intermediate activities. They are split into two groups according to which Chemistry Club handbook they first appeared in.

All the files are in portable document format (pdf). You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open them. This is freely available from the Adobe site.

Safety warning
All of these activities should be carried out in a laboratory under the supervision of a qualified Chemistry teacher. When you select an activity, you will be asked to confirm that this is the case. Only then will you get a link to download that activity.
Volume 1   (Basic/Intermediate activities from volume 1)
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11 Cooking is chemistry! B/I 30 to 60 minutes total time Home experiment
12 Dyeing your eggs B/I 30 minutes - can be extended None
13 Fire writing B/I 30 minutes total time None
14 Hand warmers B/I 30 to 60 minutes total time None
15 One pot copper reactions B/I 30 minutes total time Teacher prep. needed
Only suitable 13 yrs +
16 Secret writing B/I 30 minutes or less Teacher prep. needed
17 The Apothecary's cocktail B/I 30 minutes initially. Final stage several hours None

Volume 2   (Basic/Intermediate activities from volume 2)
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16 Make a snowflake B/I 30 minutes plus overnight Close teacher supervision
17 Washing soda stalactites B/I 30 minutes plus several days to develop None
18 Which glue is stronger? B/I 60 minutes plus testing when dry Home experiment
19 'Eggsperiment' B/I A: 30 minutes
B: 30 minutes
C. 30 minutes
D. Leave for several hours
None

For further information on The Salters' Institute's Activities, including Salters' Festivals of Chemistry and Salters' Chemistry Camps, please view the web site at www.saltersinstitute.co.uk

Copyright Salters' Chemistry Club 2005
Copyright is waived for teachers wishing to print parts of this handbook for educational purposes.