In this episode on Cracking, James discusses the following content:
- The process of cracking hydrocarbons and understanding why it is useful to crack hydrocarbons into shorter chains.
- Identifying alkenes using bromine water.
- How the high demand for fuels makes cracking necessary.
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James has a Masters in Pharmacy from the University of Reading. He went on to combine his passion for education with his strong scientific background, qualifying as a teacher in 2014. He currently teaches GCSE and A-level chemistry at a secondary school in Berkshire.
Outside of teaching James writes his own music, and penned the title track for Positive Charge.