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Reference Books on Practical Chemistry

Title (ISBN) Author / Editor Publisher & Year Remarks

1. A Level Practical Chemistry Brian Ratcliff Cambridge Contains details of experiments grouped under different topics. Most
Students’ Guide & Teachers’ Guide 1990 experiments are suitable for the HKAL/ASL Chemistry courses.
(0-521-37899-0 & 0-521-38696-9) Chemical techniques are explained in detail. Discussion questions
given for some experiments. Material lists and safety notes provided.
The teachers’ guide includes assessment guidelines & suggested
marking schemes, notes for technicians & templates of tables for
students to record experimental results.
2. Advanced Practical Chemistry & Thompson & John Murray Contains details of 99 experiments mostly suitable for the
Resource Pack Atteshlis 1990 HKAL/ASL Chemistry courses. Chemical techniques are well
(0-7195-4188-3) explained. Safety notes, material lists & discussion questions given.
The resource pack provides teaching notes, specimen results &
answers to discussion questions.
3. Advanced Practical Chemistry Ann Lainchbury, John Murray 1997 Contains details of 104 experiments collected from the ILPAC
ILPAC 2nd Edition John Stephens & (Independent Learning Project in Advanced Chemistry). Most of
(0-7195-7507-9) Alec Thompson them are suitable for the HKAL/ASL courses.
4. Advanced Practical Chemistry Clark & Clynes Hodder & Stoughton Collection of traditional experiments. Many of them are suitable for
(0-340-24471-2) 1979 the HKAL/ASL courses.
5. Chemical Demonstrations A L R Summerlin & American Chemical Contains details of experiments for demonstrations. Chemical
Sourcebook for Teachers Volumes J L Ealy Jr society principles, teaching tips & discussion questions provided. Useful for
1&2 1988 fun fair, exhibitions, etc. Some experiments can be modified into
(0-8412-1481-6 & 0-8412-1535-9) practical assignments for the HKAL/ASL courses.
6. Chemical Demonstrations: A B Z Shakhashiri U of Wisconsin 1985 Contains details of a large collection of experiments mostly for the
Handbook of Teachers of post-secondary level. Some of them are suitable for the HKAL/ASL
Chemistry, Volumes 1 & 2 Chemistry courses. Material lists & safety notes provided.
(0-299-08890-1 & 0-299-10130-4)
7. Chemistry An Experimental Chemical Freeman & Co Contains details of a number of traditional chemistry experiments.
Science Laboratory Manual Education 1963 Some of them are suitable for the HKCE, HKAL/ASL Chemistry
(0-7167-0002-6) Material Study courses. To be used with the course book Chemistry An Experimental
Science.
8. Chemistry Experiments J A Hunt, A Sykes Longman A folder containing worksheets for a collection of experiments. Some
(0-582-33208-7) & J P Mason 1987 of them suitable for the HKCE Chemistry course & a few for the
HKAL/ASL courses. Safety notes & discussion questions provided.

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Contains a (0-07-018398-8) George W Gokel 1987 number of organic experiments suitable for the HKAL/ASL Chemistry courses. Discussion questions. Cooperative Chemistry – Melanie M. 35 reading articles and a section on objective questions. Basic laboratory techniques covered. background theory and answers to questions on the worksheets. 15.. Creative Problem Solving in Colin Wood Royal Society of This book describes a series of problems (30) designed to encourage Chemistry (ISBN 1-870343-28-X) Chemistry. 17. and to think in divergent and creative ways such as “brainstorming” possible solution. 10. 2 . timing. 12. titration. Material lists and safety (1-871707-74-9) notes also given. Material lists provided. Specimen results & detailed account on treatment Sixth Year Studies Chemistry 1993 of results are provided for some experiments. context. Vokins & Arnold Large collection of traditional chemistry experiments covering (0-7131-2343-5) Davis 1972 inorganic.11: Practical Work in Watson Council Chemistry courses. Title (ISBN) Author / Editor Publisher & Year Remarks 9. chromatography and recrystallization. 2000 support of teachers throughout the UK. 14. filtration. Laboratory techniques explained. for A Level 1984 Expected observations. Includes also suggestions for 20 investigation activities based on the experiments. Material lists & discussion questions provided. 17 problems involve practical work. organic & physical chemistry. Steffel Sample report sheets provided. material lists & (0-17-448231-0) safety notes given. Laboratory Manual Cooper 1996 burette. Instrumental techniques also covered. Chemistry in the Laboratory John J Alexander Harcourt Brace Contains details of 35 experiments mostly suitable for the (0-15-506466-5) & Margaret J Jovanovich 1976 HKAL/ASL Chemistry courses. (0-07-114113-8) format of a formal report. qualitative inorganic & organic analysis. titrimetric & gravimetric analysis. Many of them are suitable for the HKAL/ASL Chemistry courses. Exercises in Qualitative Analysis J N King Heinemann Contains master copies of 60 exercises in qualitative analysis. Chemistry in Context Laboratory Hill & Holman Nelson / ELBS Contains details of 35 experiments mostly suitable for the Manual and Study Guide 1995 HKAL/ASL Chemistry courses. McGraw-Hill Contains details on basic laboratory techniques such as using pipette. Curriculum Support Series CSYS J Smart & A J Scottish Consultative Contains over 30 experiments mostly suitable for the HKAL/ASL Chemistry No. Each student worksheet is accompanied by a teachers' notes sheet which gives details for teachers and technicians on apparatus and chemicals. inferences & comments provided for each (0-435-655280) exercises. and to provide opportunities for students to use their own judgement. 1993 clear and effective listening. 13. teaching tips. 11. Classic Chemistry Experiments K Hutchings Royal Society of Contains 100 chemistry experiments developed with the help and (0-85404-919-3) Chemistry. Experimental Organic Chemistry H Dupont Durst & McGraw-Hill Detailed account on organic chemical techniques given. Experimental Chemistry Rendle. 16.

Material lists & discussion questions provided. Many are suitable for the (0-7195-4503-X) HKCE Chemistry course. Assessment & Teacher’s Guide Education Some are suitable for the HKCE Chemistry course & a few for the (0-09-172974-2 & 0-7487-0195-8) 1988 HKAL/ASL courses. 22. Technical and Discussions on assessing projects and practical. detergents & cosmetics etc. The book also provides an account on graphing techniques & use of spreadsheets in data presentation. Explorations in Chemistry. Experiments and Techniques in Pasto. Assessment checklists. Instrumental techniques also covered. In Search of More Solutions . Some Chemistry Daniels 1988 planning & project type activities included. Chemistry (ISBN 0-8412-3570-8) Lechtanski Press. Inquiry-based Experiments in Valerie Ludwig Oxford University The book is an alternative to those “cookbook” style lab manuals. 20. Details of possible student projects are given. 53 Interesting Ways to Assess Your Habeshaw. GCSE Chemistry Practical Brian Higginson Hutchinson Contains worksheets on 48 practical assignments for the GCSE level. Johnson & Prentice Hall Detailed account on organic chemical techniques given. food (0-7195-2652-3) 1975 chemistry. A Nicholas Kildahl & John Wiley & Sons Includes a number of experiments suitable for the HKCE & Manual for Discovery Theresa 1996 HKAL/ASL Chemistry courses. Suitable for use in projects & Ideas for Problem Solving Chemistry competitions. The teacher’s guide gives hints & checklists for practical assessment. 21. & notes for laboratory technicians. and involving Students (ISBN 0-947885-12-9) Habeshaw Educational Services students in the assessment process. 2000 providing a more accurate and realistic experience of scientific investigation and thought for students. Ltd. Worksheet templates are supplied. Useful for modification into project work & laboratory investigations. 24. 19. Each experiment comes with a prelaboratory exercise with solutions given. Contains a Organic Chemistry Miller 1992 number of organic experiments suitable for the HKAL/ASL (0-13-296872-X) Chemistry courses.g. GCSE Practical Assessment D Davies & P John Murray Contains worksheets for 30 experiments for the GCSE level. Templates of student worksheets are (0-471-12699-3) Varco-Shea provided. material lists & safety notes are provided. 25. & for modification into laboratory assignments. polymers. Experiments in Basic Chemistry Steven Murov & John Wiley & Sons Contains 26 experiments mainly suitable for the HKCE Chemistry (0-471-16030-X) Brian Stedjee 1997 course.More Janet Taylor The Royal Society of Contains 50 problem solving activities. Experiments in Applied Chemistry P Tooley John Murray Collection of experiments on applied chemistry. The Activities 1995 teacher’s guide at the end of the book provides details including (1-870343-35-2) material lists and safety notes. 35 inquiry-based experiments with teacher’s notes are included. 1998 3 . Gibbs. 23. 26. e. Material lists & safety notes provided. Title (ISBN) Author / Editor Publisher & Year Remarks 18.

Some of (0-7100-0801-5) Tripp Paul 1981 them are suitable for the HKCE Chemistry course. material (0-582-23346-1 & 0-582-23325-9) lists. The teacher’s Guide & teacher’s sheets provide assessment guidelines. (0-7135-2190-2) 34. Contains details of 38 experiments. Techniques determination of melting points. 29. Most of them are suitable for the Chemistry 1990 HKAL/ASL Chemistry courses. Nuffield Advanced Science M Vokins & B Longman Chemistry coursebook with practical activities incorporated. Guidelines on safety precautions & use of chemistry handbooks are also given. Practical Assessment Pack GCSE Rosy Reynolds Edward Arnold Contains worksheets for some 30 experiments for the GCSE level. 36. Teachers Guide The teachers guide provides teaching notes. Chemistry Worksheets Curriculum Trust & Co Some of them are suitable for the HKCE Chemistry course. 1976 Some are suitable for the HKCE Chemistry course & a few for the (0-582-04631-9 & 0-582-04634-3) HKAL/ASL courses. (0-471-12948-8) distillation & reflux. A Student’s Guide to 1997 involved in organic chemistry experiments. 28. 6th Edition 2000 laboratory safety and guidelines for recording and reporting data. Discussion questions given for some experiments. Title (ISBN) Author / Editor Publisher & Year Remarks 27. Expected experimental results are also given. 33. Nuffield Co-ordinated Sciences Nuffield-Chelsea H Charlesworth Contains worksheets on laboratory investigations of daily relevance. planning.g. marking grids & material lists for the experiments. 1997 been tested by the author and trialled by schools and colleges. Projects in Chemistry R H Stone & W H Routledge & Kegan Contains 36 ideas for project & laboratory investigations. Most of Chemistry Students Book & Stokes 1994. Laboratory Manual for Principles J A Beran John Wiley & Sons. recrystallization. Organic Chemistry Through Waddington & Bell & Hyman Collection of traditional organic experiments. Nuffield Chemistry Experiment R Ingle Longman Contains worksheets for 126 practical activities for the S4-5 level. 35. Material lists and safety notes (0-216-93020-0) provided. assessment grid & suggested marking schemes. chromatography etc. 4 . extraction. For use with the coursebook Nuffield Co-ordinated Sciences Chemistry. (ISBN 0-471-31452-8) 17 basic laboratory techniques on proper handling of chemicals and apparatus are described. Most (ISBN 1 870343 49 2) experiments are suitable for the HKAL/ASL Chemistry courses. 31. 1995 the experiments are suitable for the HKAL/ASL Chemistry courses. Chemistry 1987 Paper activities on other skills (e. eg use of jointware. 32. safety notes. Also includes assessment guidelines. data handling) included. Sheets I & II 1974. Safety (0-582-04253-4) 1988 notes & discussion questions provided. (0-7131-7749-7) Many are suitable for the HKCE Chemistry course. Organic Chem Lab Survival James W Zubrick John Wiley & Sons The book gives a detailed account on various laboratory techniques Manual. Material lists provided. 30. Microscale Chemistry – John Johnston & Royal Society of Contains details of 60 microscale chemistry experiments which have Experiments in miniature Colin Osborne Chemistry. It also includes chapters on of General Chemistry. Mostly suitable for the Experiment Finlay 1977 HKAL/ASL Chemistry courses. Practical Assessment in Advanced Carl & Wilford Nelson Blackie Contains details of 20 experiments.

Some of them are suitable for the 1988 HKCE. AKAL/ASL Chemistry courses of Hong Kong. 中學課程綱要 化學科(高級程度) Council. Contains practical details of 17 suggested experiments for the HKAL Chemistry (Advanced Level) 1995 Development HK Chemistry course. See Nuffield Advanced Science Chemistry Students Book & Teachers Chemistry. 高級程度化學實驗 李宏祺、李宏強、陳 上海書局 Contains details of experiments written in Chinese for the HKAL 培德、王載興 1993 Chemistry course. 高級程度化學實驗資料冊 教育署課程發展處 香港印務局 Contains details of 27 experiments written in Chinese for the HKAL 1996 Chemistry course. 聯合國教科文組織提供化學國外中 賀湘善(編譯) 首都師範大學 Based on The UNESCO Source Books for Science Teaching. Syllabuses for Secondary Schools Curriculum Government Printer. Supplementary Level) 1992 Council. Syllabuses for Secondary Schools Curriculum Government Printer. Longman Guide. HK 中學課程綱要 化學科(高級補充 程度)1992 41. Material lists and safety notes provided. 化學實驗 潘子明 中國文化大學 Contains details of 36 experiments. HKAL/ASL Chemistry courses. 0-582-35362-9. 0-582-35364-5 & 0-582-35363-7) 38. Teachers’ Guides I & II 1984 (0-582-35361-0. Contains practical details of some suggested experiments for the Chemistry (Advanced Development HK HKASL Chemistry course. HK 1995 40. 39. It contains 學實驗 (7-81039-804-0) 1996 experiments suitable for the HKCE. Salters Advanced Chemistry University of York Heinemann The Activities & Assessment Pack contains many experiments Activities & Assessment Pack & 1994 suitable for the HKAL/ASL course. Material lists and safety Teacher’s Guide precautions are given. Revised Nuffield Advanced B J Stokes Nuffield Foundation. Comments on individual experiments are (0-435-63109-8) provided in the Teacher’s Guide for reference by teachers. 43. Title (ISBN) Author / Editor Publisher & Year Remarks 37. Material lists & safety notes provided. Students’ Books I & II. 44. October 2003 5 . Assessment guidelines given. 高等院校選用教材系列微型有機化 周寧懷、王德琳 科學出版社 學實驗 1999 45. 42. Report templates provided.