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Reactivity of copper: etching and patination
Copper is low on the reactivity scale but reacts slowly in the atmosphere to develop an attractive pale green patina. It also reacts with ferric chloride solution and copper chloride which make copper etching possible.
Inspiring and now world famous videos from Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff and his colleagues at the University of Nottingham chemistry department.
Interactive Periodic Table
Learn about the periodic table through this interactive game. The game allows you to explore patterns and trends to understand why the Periodic Table is set out in the way it is.
This RSC Learn Chemistry site explains the spectroscopic techniques used in chemistry and links to the Spectroscopy in a Suitcase project.
Fast Periodic Table
Back by popular demand! The ICI interactive periodic table.
Short videos on the big concepts of modern physics and astronomy from Nottingham University
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