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For my parents Hein &

For my parents Hein & Trieks Ahlers both exemplary teachers who instilled the urge to “teach creatively” in me “You teach some by what you say, teach more by what you do, but most of all you teach most by who you are” - Author Unknown 3

About the Author Carl Ahlers is a passionate science communicator and developer of commercial science teaching aids for the classroom. He is the founding director of Prof Bunsen Science located in Geelong, Australia. Carl holds a MSc in Physical Chemistry, BEd and HED and has worked as a chemist in various laboratories including military explosive development and building material science. But above all he loves to teach and has taught chemistry & physics at high school and tertiary levels. As a communicator he has many years experience in presenting science shows, special science demonstration lectures and science activities. Carl's passion for "simple, fun, engaging science" is bringing excitement and opening new opportunities to thousands of teachers and students. Carl was born and raised in South Africa where he has delivered many popular lectures on science teaching and chemistry. In 2005 he moved to Australia with his wife and two sons. He can be contacted on for presentation enquiries and feedback on this book. “He who teaches, learns” - Latin proverb 4