Tagged: demonstrations

Chemistry Extravaganza – The Movie - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Nov 12, 2012

A few months ago I blogged about the Chemistry Extravaganza which was organised by the Canterbury Branch of the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry. Making use of the skills of chemistry teachers Rudi Jansen and Graham Townsend, an audience of over 200 people was kept enthralled with a range of chemistry demonstrations. I have now discovered that someone recorded … Read More

Chemistry is Magic - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Aug 27, 2012

Move over Harry Potter, if you want to see truly magical displays, watch a chemist in action.   Forget those glowing bacteria (sorry Siouxsie ;-)) if you want a fantastic light display ask a chemist. Last Thursday, the awesome chemistry skills of Rudi Jansen (Middleton Grange School) and Graham Townsend (University of Canterbury) were demonstrated to an audience of around … Read More