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Welcome to Chemteach

This website is designed to be a one stop shop for chemistry teachers. From here you are one click away from internal and external assessment resources, teaching resources and news, and you will get rapid responses to chemistry queries via our questions page.

The NZIC practice exams

The NZIC practice exams for 2016 will be coming soon. Information about ordering the practice exams is here.

Mini-Periodic tables

Class sets of  mini-periodic tables (A7) are being reprinted by popular demand. Waterproof, tear-resistant and pocket-sized, they are ideal for all young chemists from Year 9 up. Available from the University of Canterbury, Department of Chemistry, or from CPIT, Miranda Satterthwaite. The tables are free, bundled in 30s and can be mailed to schools. More information is here.

Denis Hogan Chemical Education Award - sponsored by ABA Books

The New Zealand Institute of Chemistry is delighted to annouce that this award is now sponsored by ABA Books and the prize has increased in value to $1000.

The Code of Practice

Code of Practice is now available on the Chemteach site.

Previous years' NZIC exam papers

Previous years' NZIC exam papers 1998-2014 are available. These exams are password protected. Please email UC's Department of Chemistry for information on how to access them if your username and password don't work - the password is changed regularly.

Question and Answer Archive

Question and Answer Archive are the collated responses to a wide and extensive variety of questions that have been asked by chemistry teachers since the introduction of NCEA. Check out the Recently Asked Questions page for the latest additions.

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