Teaching graphite & fullerenes?

by Sheila Emery Reference and Education
I recently came across a topic to teach from GCSE AQA Module 3.  Students aiming at grades 1-4 had to acquire a clearer understanding of the difference between graphite and fullerenes. Students know that graphite is a form of carbon and they usually can relate to this in comparison to diamond as an allotrope of carbon at this stage. It is vital to keep their understanding clear and keep the facts simple. I began with asking students to compare the structures between ...
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