The Chemistry of Dyeing Easter Eggs

Dyeing Easter Eggs – tips and tricks


El Salvadore Becomes the First Country to Ban Mining for Metals


Learn more why El  Salvador has become the first country to ban mining for metals. The El Salvador mining ban is based on several compelling reasons.  El Salvador has a single water shed that has been damaged due to careless mining practices.  International mining companies have a track record of polluting the environment.

Learn more about Pacific Rim Mining Corporation.

Carbon Talks – Climate Change and green house gas emisstions

WEBCAST:  Climate Action – Is Change Possible?

Learn more about the role of BC forests role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions:


What are the obstacles to implementing the Pan Canadian Agreement on Carbon Change?  Some of the most important tasks of the Pan Canadian Framework is to investigate how to price carbon, phaseout coal-fired plants and grow the clean tech sector.

“In December 2016, the Prime Minister and Premiers announced a national plan to grow the economy, meet national emissions reduction targets under the Paris Agreement, and adapt to a changing climate: the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change.”“>Climate Change – A waste of Money?

Science is for everyone – how to challenge false assertions?

International Women in Chemistry Day (IWD)

Learn more about the interesting contributions made by women in chemistry:

Monitoring urea/urine concentration using ACE (artificial sweetener).



Learn more about the lost sample of hydrogen and the nerve toxin VX

Learn more about recent news events that centre around the world of chemistry.

Deadly nerve agent VX.

Sample of Hydrogen has disappeared from research lab.



National Periodic Table Day – What is your favourite table?


Learn More:  National periodic table day was started in 2016.

the-periodic-table-of-oxidation-states-2016-1024x724Welcome to National Periodic Table Day.  Do you have a favourite periodic table?  Learn more about the different ways to share data about our universe.