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Ruppersberg, Klaus

Klaus Ruppersberg

Senior secondary school teacher
Chemistry Education


phone +49-(0)431-880-1875
address Olshausenstraße 62, D-24118 Kiel
room 419a (OS 75, Gebäude S1)


1992 Second State Examination for Upper secondary level teaching in chemistry and biology
1986 First State Examination in chemistry and biology
1979 - 1986 Chemistry and biology studies at the Albertus Magnus-University of Cologne

Professional Activity

since 2014 Seconded teacher to the Leibniz- Institute for Science and Mathematics, Kiel
2010 - 2014 Senior secondary school teacher for chemistry and biology, head of the chemistry department at Domschule Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein
1998 - 2010 Comprehensive school teacher in Northrhine-Westphalia
1993 - 1998 Secondary school teacher in Northrhine-Westphalia
1992 - 1993 Secondary school teacher, Rudolf Koch-Schule, Offenbach on the Main
1990 - 1992 Trainee teacher, Liebfrauenschule, Bensheim on the Bergstrasse
1988 - 1990 European Product Manager for Dental Restoratives, DeTrey Dentsply Constance on Lake Constance
1986 - 1988 Professional Service Engineer for Dental Materials, 3M Medica Neuss on the Rhine

Research Interests

Expressive experiments in chemistry teaching
Safety in chemistry teaching
The application of Woehlk- and Fearon's test in chemistry teaching and their enlightenment

Current Projects

Safety in chemistry teaching: how to guide a school chemistry collection, optimized handling of bromine
Meaningful and conclusive experiments in chemistry education
On the trace of the red color: are Woehlk-test and Fearon-test early maillard reactions?

Selected Publications

Kussler, M., Ruppersberg, K. (2019), Der Farbstoff aus der Wöhlk‐Probe. Nachr. Chem., 67: 63-65. doi:10.1002/nadc.20194083855
Wilke, T. , Bodensiek, O., Ruppersberg, K. (2018), Gold from electronic scrap (german), DOI: 10.1002/ciuz.201800861
Ruppersberg, K., Blankenburg, J., 150 Years Alfred Woehlk, Chemistry Views (2018), DOI: 10.1002/chemv.201800002
Deutsche Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung (DGUV) (Hrsg.), Redaktion: Andreas Baader, Sankt Augustin (verantwortlich); Stefanie Richter, Wiesbaden, Text: Klaus Ruppersberg (IPN), Kiel, Fachliche Beratung: Dipl.-Ing. Ludger Hohenberger, Münster (2016). Lernen und Gesundheit: Gefahrstoffe am Arbeitsplatz, DGUV, Frankfurt am Main
Venke, S. (Hrsg.), Schwarzer, S. (Hrsg.), Ruppersberg, K. (Hrsg.) & Proske, W. (Hrsg.), (2016) Gefahrstoffe im Blick: Sicher experimentieren! Friedrich Verlag, Seelze, 52 S.: Naturwissenschaften im Unterricht - Chemie; Band 27, Nr. 156

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