MEL Chemistry Subscription - Elements

In this live lesson your children will:

  • Complete the experiments in the Elements set
  • Understand the science behind the experiment
  • Be able to ask questions

To complete the experiments, you will need the following: MEL Chemistry 'Elements' set; MEL Chemistry Starter Kit; one bag from the set filled with water and placed in the freezer for 4 hours beforehand; water; scissors; and matches or a lighter.

Lesson time

10:00am   PDT (San Francisco, Seattle, ...)
11:00am   MDT (Phoenix, Denver, ...)
12:00pm   CDT (Chicago, Houston, ...)
1:00pm   EDT (New York, Toronto, ...)
5:00pm   BST (London, ...)

Lesson duration: 50-60 minutes.

MEL Experiment

If you are a subscriber of MEL Chemistry then you can conduct all of the experiments from the Elements chemistry set:


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Daniel Sullivan presents this lesson:

Daniel Sullivan

Dan is a super enthusiastic and experienced ex-head of science with over 20 years of teaching experience running science departments. He delighted in introducing truly exciting, inspiring practical science lessons that made learning and the voyage of discovering the natural world joy to experience. He is a hugely passionate scientist whose singular aim is to instill in his students a love of science, a fascination with the universe, and a lifelong habit of challenging all types of 'received wisdom'! All of this is, of course, done with a sense of mischievousness and fun!