Chemistry On this page, you will find some recommendations on what to watch, read, listen and do to engage with your subject. As well as feeding your intellectual curiosity, these links may provide useful material for your UCAS statement. Once you have engaged with the links, make sure that you practise putting your thoughts into words with the writing activity at the end. Watch 25 Chemistry Experiments in 15 Minutes Supercharged: Fueling the Future How is pollution changing the ocean’s chemistry Is fire a solid, a liquid or a gas? Read Compound Interest Cryo electron microscopy – a Nobel Prize winning new technique The story of alchemy and the beginnings of chemistry Elemental: The periodic table at 150 AccessEd Reading List Listen Brian Cox and Robin Ince in The Infinite Monkey Cage Jim Al-Khalili’s podcast Life Scientific Podcasts on chemistry from the University of Oxford The Guardian’s Science Weekly podcast Award winning podcast The Naked Scientists Do Learn about the Green Fluorescent Protein by exploring the multimedia around the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Expand your understanding of chemistry by exploring resources, books, news and events with the Royal Society of Chemistry. Take in a chemistry lecture during the annual Cambridge Science Festival, the UK’s largest free science festival. Write To apply to university, you need to demonstrate that you are well informed about the subject and have a strong interest in studying it at greater depth. To get started, practice writing about your subject interests by composing short responses to the following questions: What have you watched, read or listened to that has inspired you? Why was it interesting? What new issues did you learn about? What do you want to find out next? What excites you about the subject? Why do you think studying the subject is important?