By Pameer Saeed (13O) and Alfie Mussett (13Y) We visited the The Royal Institution in October 2013 to attend lectures given by physicists about their recent work. http://www.rigb.org/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Institution The Royal Institution was founded in March 1799 with the aim of introducing new technologies and teaching science to the general public. The first meeting took […]Read more "The Royal Institution"
Practical – Hydrogen Fuel Cell Fuel cells are relevant to the AQA, OCR and Edexcel chemistry curricula, but also bridge environmental issues in other subjects such as physics, biology and geography. AQA unit 5, understand the electrode reactions of a hydrogen-oxygen fuel cell and appreciate that a fuel cell does not need to be electrically […]Read more "Goldsmiths’ 2013"
Visit to Johnson Matthey Technology Centre http://www.matthey.com/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnson_Matthey http://www.matthey.com/AR06/PDF/history.pdf Johnson Matthey is an international speciality chemicals company, founded almost 200 years ago in London. Technology leadership forms the basis of their strategy to deliver superior long term growth. The company began in 1817 when Percival Johnson set up business as a gold assayer in London. […]Read more "Goldsmiths’ 2013"