These routes are topic rather than subject related. To see this list,
click on 'routes'. If a subject-route is required, click on 'search' and
type the subject name.
All pages can be printed, including the gateway
page. The most likely pages to be printed are the teachers' notes and
children's activity sheets. These can be printed directly from the website,
but the best way to print is to first download the Word document (by clicking
on the icon at the top of the page) and print the pages you require from
Word. This enables the pages to print out in the format intended by the
authors, and has the added benefit of allowing teachers to modify the
children's sheets to suit their own needs and to provide appropriate differentiation.
Most of the can also be printed, but this can
take some time, depending on the computer hardware the school uses. Some
activities require the printing of several images. If this presents a
problem, please contact us at the CIEC.
This is the interactive page, which provides
the starting point, or gateway, to each classroom activity. Each gateway
has images, questions and information to promote discussion of a particular
topic. To interact with the gateway, move the cursor across the screen,
and the arrow will become a hand when an interactive element is available.
Some elements will be activated by the movement of the cursor (such as
2 still images, or the appearance of text explaining the image), whereas
others will need to be clicked on with the mouse (such as animations,
slide shows, etc.)
It is hoped that teachers will spend 15-30 minutes
using this page to introduce the classroom-based activity that follows
This site has been developed and is maintained
by the Chemical Industry Education Centre (CIEC). Please contact
us at the CIEC with any queries, or suggestions, regarding this website.
This can also be done by clicking on 'contact' at the top of the screen.