"The Elements" (Tom Lehrer, 1959, Lehrer Records) Audio only, Audio with Animation
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ChemTeam -- An Online
Tutorial for High School Chemistry
This site is designed as a study resource for students in high school and AP chemistry. ChemTeam provides tutorials and practice exercises for just about every topic in chemistry. This site contains copies of AP Chemistry Tests from 1970 and Chemistry Olympiad Tests from 1985.
The Central Science, Brown & LeMay
Here you will find the companion web sites for the texts used in our Chemistry I Honors and Chemistry II courses. There are tutorials and graphical simulations plus practice tests and exams. This site requires registration each year using code given in class. Chapter PowerPoints used in class.
Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation
This is the web site for the textbook that we use in the regular Chemistry I classes.
Khan Academy: Chemistry
Learn almost anything!!! With a library of over 3,300 videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, this site is on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace. Videos on chemistry (roughly covering a first-year high school or college course).
Steve Marsden's Chemistry
This is a fantastic resource for students and teachers created by an Honors and AP chemistry teacher at Harvard-Westlake in California. There is a wealth of information, tutorials, labs, demos, and quizzes on every topic in general chemistry which teachers and students at all levels will find very useful. There is an interactive periodic table with a description and photograph of each element. There are lecture notes, problems, worksheets with answers, self-grading quizzes, chemistry links, as well as, labs and demonstrations. His lectures and text are well organized, concise, effective, and apply to all of the topics covered in Chemistry classes at Jesuit. Mr. Marsden is also readily available for questions.
Chegg Homework Help
An online study community that provides homework help and step-by-step textbook solutions for math, physics, science, and engineering courses.
Chemistry Web Index-- A Starting Point for Students
An extensive, selective, annotated collection of the best Web links for students in General Chemistry courses.
Great source of Drill & Practice, Data Analysis, and Word Problems on just about any topic in basic chemistry from California State University.
Help files on every topic and subtopic of General Chemistry from the Chemistry Learning Center of the Department of Chemistry at Virginia Tech.
For Honors and AP see "AP Chemistry Interactive Practice" below.
LearnChem.net is a free resource for those seeking tutorials, tests and general information into basic chemistry including AP.
Chemistry 107 Live
Video lectures covering an entire introductory course. Starring (!) Lawrence S. Brown of Texas A&M University.
Academic Earth -
Online college course lecture videos in chemistry.
Interactive online quizzes on every morsel of each topic encountered in general chemistry from Ohio State University.
A web site of notes, tutorials, practice quizzes, and resources on basic topics in General Chemistry using computer animations and computer generated graphs. It explains abstract concepts with easy-to-understand models covering a wide range of topics such as gas diffusion, Le Chatelier's Principle, and pH curves. The site also includes a page with 3-D molecular models with bond angles. The Features section contains, among several items, an excellent chemical mystery story and an isomer construction set that is almost as much fun as Lego building blocks! The Companion Notes have helpful multiple choice quizzes. "Just Ask Antoine" is a forum for a student to pose his/her own question to an expert, if the answer cannot be found among the 400 or so archived questions. One can ask specific questions to Antoine who posts the answers. There is a list of FAQ's, a good Glossary, and some fun features.
This class is intended for people who need a laboratory science, are pursuing pre-nursing or health occupations careers, are required to complete a series of chemistry classes, or need the introductory course for introductory organic chemistry .
Basic chemistry help is available here for high school or college students. Chemtutor begins with the fundamentals and gives expert help with the most difficult phases of understanding your first course in chemistry.
Vizualization and Problem Solving for General Chemistry
Purdue University's chemistry department designed this tutorial.
Drill and Practice Tutorials
This page contains links to drill and practice problems, word problems, and data analysis problems designed to help students with the mathematical aspects of chemistry. A valuable site for the learning of chemistry. Should be used only as a source of supplementary problems or for review!
A collection of Chemistry, AP Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry notes, available for people to read through, review and learn.
Thought provoking questions that can be used in lecture to challenge students to answer after a concept is presented.
Chemistry Exam Prep Center
New York State High School Regents Exam Prep Center for Chemistry.
and Naming of the Elements
This site organizes the elements according to whether their names are derived from celestial objects, places, minerals, etc.
An online free homework help forum and connection for those needing an online tutor.
Enables high schoolers to connect online with tutors that are students at (or graduates of) top US colleges and universities. Charges vary somewhat depending on the tutor.
Atoms, Bonding, & Molecules
Atomic Spectra Explanation
Emission, Absorption Gas Discharge Tubes
Emission or Absorption Spectra of the Elements
Quantum Numbers and Electron Configurations
Atomic Orbitals from 1s to 4f
Exhaustive tables of models of atomic orbitals relative to quantum numbers (n,l,m).
This is a gallery of atomic and molecular orbitals.
Shell Electron Pair Repulsion (VSEPR)
An in-depth description of how VSEPR structures work.
Sigma and Pi Bonds (Shockwave)
A simple site with basic introductory information about intermolecular forces.
Intermolecular Bonding (Van der Waals Forces)
Molecular Modeling and Intermolecular Forces
Models of many molecules and solids.
Reactions & Equilibria
Types of Equations
This site is intended to help the chemistry student learn the basics of writing and balancing equations, how to predict the products of four general types of inorganic reactions and how to write and balance equations for the combustion of hydrocarbons.
Reactions (Predicting Reactions)
A more advanced approach to the preceding site.
Chemical Equilibrium in
the Gas Phase
Notes at this site describe the characteristics of gaseous systems at equilibrium. There are a variety of example problems that are worked out, plus practice problems.
Acids & Bases
This site contains notes and self directed exercises designed to help students with the fundamental concepts of acid-base chemistry.
Solving an Acid-Base Problem
Blood, Sweat, and Buffers
pH Regulation During Exercise.
Oxidation Numbers & Redox Reactions
A simple site describing the basics of Oxidation/Reduction reactions.
AP & SAT II
Advanced Placement (The College Board)
AP Chemistry Interactive Practice
Lesson Plans & Performance Objectives
For Standardized Test Prep Help see http://www.jesuitnola.com/upload/clark/college.htm
Analytical Chemistry Cross-Index
Analytical Chemistry Basics (SCIMEDIA)
Simple explanation of three types of instrumental analysis: mass spectrometer, infra-red spectroscopy, and NMR.
A survey of theoretical principles of quantitative and instrumental analysis. Emphasis is placed on newer analytical tools and equipment.
Wolfram|Alpha is a one-of-a-kind learning resource that works as a computational knowledge engine. Wolfram|Alpha is not a search engine like Google or Yahoo!,because unlike a traditional search engine, Wolfram|Alpha has the capability to instantly compute the answer to previously unasked questions instead of scouring the web and returning links to pages that already exist. The results are displayed in an easy-to-read, understandable format that can be used as a primary source for educational and academic purposes.
The Sheffield Chemdex: the directory of chemistry on the WWW since 1993.
An excellent chemical database which provides facts about a chemical including its structure. There are also links to sites which contain more information about chemicals.
Chime 3D models of 450 molecules.
Listing of Molecules
An alphabetical list of some molecular models.
A database of 3-D molecular structures of some common compounds.
All About the Periodic Table
This site is an interactive periodic table which provides extensive information about each element.
WebElements Periodic Table
Periodic Table Live
Visual Elements Periodic Table
This Periodic Table of Elements differs from other periodic table sites in that it carries health and environmental effects for all individual chemical elements.
A detailed map of all nuclides by atomic # vs. neutron #.
Exploring the Table of Isotopes
A Periodic Table of the Isotopes. Choose an element to learn more about its isotopes.
It computes isotopic patterns, reaction yields, VSEPR model, and a variety of other things.
Society - ChemCenter
The world's largest scientific society. ChemCenter is the first place on the Internet to look for chemistry-related information. The web site for chemical professionals in industry, academe, and government worldwide, ChemCenter also provides resources for educators, students and individuals who want reliable, accurate information about the chemistry-related sciences and the American Chemical Society (ACS)the world's largest scientific society.
WWW Chemistry Guide
A collection of chemistry web site links for chemists and researchers involved in organic, biochemical, computational, medicinal and/or other chemistry research.
Chemicals Technology is an online resource intended for the chemicals industry. It provides the latest industry news to help professionals and students keep abreast of the latest developments.
Measurement Uncertainty and Significant Figures
Simpler Rules for Counting Sig. Figs.
Math Skills & Significant Figures
Instruments & Techniques
An excellent resource for students to learn the names, function, and proper use of chemistry lab equipment.
Virtual Textbook of Organic Chemistry
Basic Organic Nomenclature
A site containing links that will take you through the process of organic nomenclature.
Well-organized listing of laboratory experiments sorted by type. Experiments range from General Chemistry to all other specific advanced fields of chemistry.
Peter van der Krogt's "Elementymology" site combines "Elements" and "Etymology," the study of origins of words. The "Elementymology" site lists the names of elements in as many as 45 languages, and explains many of the names.
The International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) is an annual chemistry competition for high school students that takes place in a different country each summer. It is one of the International Science Olympiads. This web site explains the international competition and how the ACS will select and train the team that will represent the United States this summer. The site also has copies of the Local and National exams of the last two years. Exams
Papers from the History of Chemistry
Here papers from the history of chemistry are available as html files. Many are seminal papers in their fields. Some are interesting curiosities
Nobel Laureates in Chemistry
ChemTeam Humor Menu
Molecules with Silly or Unusual Names
National Mole Day Foundation, Inc.
The Comic Book Periodic TableScience:
The Alchemy Web Site
90 megabytes online of information on alchemy in all its facets. Divided into over 1300 sections and providing tens of thousands of pages of text, over 1700 images, over 200 complete alchemical texts, extensive bibliographical material on the printed books and manuscripts, numerous articles, introductory and general reference material on alchemy.
Get help in Physics, Math, Chemistry, Astronomy, Engineering, or whatever at this extensive forum where you can ask questions and get answers.
Fahs Smith Collection Images
This collection contains over 3,000 images of scientists, laboratories, and scientific apparatus.
This site of the magazine by the same name presents science news in laymen's terms.
A massive and still growing resource of well written and well-documented articles about science and technology. Written by an expert in the field, each article presents an in-depth look at the inner workings of the many aspects of our technological society. Included are many articles specific to chemistry.
A large collection of questions and answers pertaining to all areas of science written by Louis A. Bloomfield of the University of Virginia. Arranged according to topic, the site covers many questions related to chemistry. You can contribute by asking Dr. Bloomfield a question.
The Particle Adventure Home Page
The Particle Data Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory presents an award-winning interactive tour of quarks, neutrinos, antimatter, extra dimensions, dark matter, accelerators, and particle detectors.
A fabulous site relating the past and the on-going research at the lab that has produced nine Nobel Laureates
This is the Web's premier spot for exploring the world virtually. Take an interactive tour, choose what you want to see.
Potter's Science Gems
Frank has organized over 1000 of the most outstanding science sites by subject and age group.
The online version of the San Francisco museum with basic explanations of sophisticated science topics.
Interactive Sky Chart
An interactive map of the night sky by location and time.
Hubble Space Telescope Public Pictures
This link starts as a picture 10 million light years from the earth and zooms in at a factor of ten, and another ten, and another ten, down to the quarks in an atom of a leaf.
The Annals of
The Annals of Improbable Research (AIR) is an international science humor magazine. AIR chronicles both genuine and concocted research from the world's best and worst scientists and science writers.
Dictionaries for 270 languages, glossaries of abbreviations and acronyms, rhyming dictionaries, and specialty guides for nearly 100 fields.
Lecture videos in diverse subjects by college professors.
Internet Public Library
The Internet Public Library is the first public library of the Internet.
Ultimate guide to PowerPoint on the web.
A collection of quotes by an extraordinary variety of people compiled by Harry Clark. Some are comical, some are profound, but all are amusing.
New Orleans weather authority. His site also has an interactive sky chart of night sky.
Color enhanced satellite view of the Gulf, Caribbean Sea, and tropical Atlantic.
A stop watch and a countdown watch.
Quadratic Equation Solver
By Harry Clark