Exploring unexpected topics can reveal new enthusiasm for science – and scientific careers – amongst your students, and this lesson plan uses cosmetics and make-up as useful hooks to get more of them into chemistry.
Cosmetics and make-up, as a context, provides many links across the key stage 4 chemistry syllabus including nanoparticles, emulsions and bonding, and the lesson also encompasses media, ethics and the environment.
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