Author Archives: Steve Smith

Revision masterclasses for A Level Chemistry

Exciting news!  Online Chemistry Tutor will be offering a series of A Level Chemistry revision [...]

Christmas Chemistry worksheet for A Level students

Exciting news!  In 2019 I plan to upload a wide variety of chemistry teaching and [...]

Nomenclature of amines continued

In my last blog post I described the different naming systems for amines.  I explained how [...]

A Level Chemistry: nomenclature of amines

Introduction: nomenclature of amines Of all the functional groups investigated in A Level Chemistry, amines [...]

Excellent chemistry songs to use in lessons

There are many ways to liven up science lessons.  Personally, I’m a fan of music [...]

Revision preparation for final exams

For those of you in year 11 and 13 you have about eighteen weeks before [...]

Oxidation state examples

In my last blog post I introduced the concept of oxidation state.  In this blog [...]

An introduction to oxidation state

Introduction You may recall from your GCSE studies that oxidation is loss of electrons and [...]

Organic functional group test: A Level Chemistry

Introduction In this blog post I summarise all the organic tests required for A Level [...]

Chemical tests: GCSE Chemistry

Introduction Before the invention of modern spectroscopic techniques such as mass spectrometry, the only way [...]