A Chemical Delight – A Lecture Demonstration

'A Chemical Delight' is a demonstration lecture to be given by Tim Harrison from the School of Chemistry, University of Bristol.

The lecture covers

The lecture is punctuated throughout with demonstrations and there are versions for KS4 and Post 16 students.

The lecture demonstration is 60 to 75 minutes long depending on the age of the audience. For senior students some aspects of kinetics are examined in greater detail. The general version of the lecture will be presented to members of the wider community, for example parents, visually impaired people, the scouts and church groups.

This lecture has been available to schools and colleges from the Autumn Term 2008.


There is a charge made for this lecture to cover the cost of transport, disposables, technician time and subsistence.

For further information please contact t.g.harrison@bristol.ac.uk


To deliver the lecture we normally need:

It is advised that the nearest person to the demos should be 8ft away.

Notes on the Speaker

Bristol ChemLabS Outreach was awarded a Big Tick in the Business in the Community’s Awards for Excellence 2009. An independent panel judged the project's outreach and engagement activities with schools, teachers and students of all ages to be making a strikingly positive and sustained impact on the community. It has also has been ‘Highly Commended’ in the national Business in the Community's Bank of America Merrill Lynch Education Award. This honour was reaccredited 2010 and 2011

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