Accessible activities for people with vision impairment

We are keen that our experiments and activities can be accessible to everyone. We have recently started a project to try and design versions of our experiments that are accessible to all people, including those with vision impairments.

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Carbon for water treatment

Compare activated carbon to BBQ charcoal to learn which is better at removing pollutants from water

Curriculum Topics: Working scientifically, carbon, molar calculations, Earth’s water resources

Olfactory titration experiment

Perform a titration experiment using the change of smell as an indicator of the equivalence point

Curriculum topics: Titration calculations, titration practical work, acids and alkalis

Notched syringes

Learn how to make and use notched syringes. These can be used instead of traditional syringes, pipettes, burettes and measuring cylinders and are accessible to students with vision impairment

Tactile chromatography model (years 10+)

Learn how to use a tactile resource to explain chromatography

Tactile chromatography model (years 4+)

Learn how to use a tactile resource to explain mixture separation