MEL Chemistry Subscription - Pure Water

In this live lesson your children will:

  • Complete all of the experiments in the 'Pure Water' set
  • Understand the science behind the experiments
  • Be able to ask questions

To complete the experiments, you will need the following: MEL Chemistry 'Pure Water' set; MEL Chemistry Starter Kit; and 4 AAA batteries; access to a kettle; matches; and scissors.

Lesson time

9:00am   PST (San Francisco, Seattle, ...)
10:00am   MST (Phoenix, Denver, ...)
11:00am   CST (Chicago, Houston, ...)
12:00pm   EST (New York, Toronto, ...)
5:00pm   GMT (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 Pure Water chemistry set:

Pure Water

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This lesson is presented by Daniel Sullivan:

Daniel Sullivan

Dan is a hugely enthusiastic and experienced ex-head of science with over 20 years of teaching experience, running science departments in which he delighted in introducing truly exciting, inspiring practical science lessons that made learning and the voyage of discovery of the natural world a joy to experience. He is a hugely passionate scientist whose singular aim is to instil 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!