Chalkbored Chemistry Resources - wow, what an excellent collection of chemistry teaching resources! High school chemistry teachers will find loads of labs, study notes, powerpoint lessons, handouts, and much more. Thanks for the fantastic resources, Jeremy!
Alchemy Virtual Library - The absolute centre of Alchemy on the web. You'll find hundreds of images, discussions, bibiolographies, texts, articles, and much, much more. Even has a bookshop and links pertaining to alchemy in different cultures. Fantastic site for students and teachers to dive into Alchemy.
Chemistry Software for Apple Macintosh. It has several freeware, shareware and demo chemistry programs that are bound to be useful in the chemistry classroom. You can even download some of the programs directly from the site. Vielen Dank, Oliver!
ChemInfoNet - Safety, workshops, teacher resources - an absolutely excellent collection of chemistry stuff. A must see.
Chemdex - maintained by the University of Sheffield, a great site to start searching for the chemistry resources you need.
ChemLab - Dartmouth college has put together an amazing page meant to tutor students through chem labs. You'll find 8 great labs, and I also recommend stopping by the java index - the applets here are simply amazing... you must try out the periodic table and spectroscopy applets. Terrific site!
Chemistry Computer Graphics - wow! This page is ripe with 3D visualizations of molecules, orbitals, movies of chem experiments such as the Millikan's oil drop, and much, much more! Most of the movies are in Quicktime format, and some are pretty big, so you'll need patience or a fast connection. A terrific page, enjoy!
History of Chemisty: FAQs - at the top of this list of questions and answers is an explanation of Lavoisier's chemical classification. Check out the other links on the page for more insight into chemistry history.
Chemistry Calculator - let's just say that it's a dream come true for chemistry teachers! Honest to goodness help for students in balancing equations.
The pH Factor - Everything you wanted to know about pH! Enough said!
The Pressure Chamber - Do three cool experiments that will allow your students investigate the ideal gas law. Very good!
Atomic Orbitals - Having trouble describing and helping students to visualize this difficult subject? Take them here for beautifully clear images, movies and explanations of all the different visualization techniques. Also check out the associated page, Molecular Orbitals.
Chemical Bonding - a very clear page that discusses several bonding types, with excellent diagrams too.
Make Some Goop! - this may be a fun mixture to make, but what type is it? More gross goopy recipes can be found here.
Cosmetic Confusion - good place to learn about cosmetic basics, what cosmetic terms mean, and what ingredients are allowed.
The Periodic Table - the amazing elemental organizational device.
- American Elements - while you're at this excellent element reference, consider purchasing some rare earths as well!
- The Wooden Periodic Table - jeepers, don't miss this amazing chemistry website.
- The History of the Periodic Table - like knowing who invented the alphabet!
- Dmitriy Mendeleev - the inventor of the periodic table, from the website of Moscow State Univeristy.
- Periodic Table of the Elements - looks great, and has tons of information about each and every element.
- The Pictorial Periodic Table - a variety of ways to sort every element.
- The Periodic Table - a periodic table that, with a simple mouse rollover, provides plenty of information.
- Visual Elements Periodic Table - HTML or Flash versions.
- Cyber-rific Periodic Table - from Bayer, this table also gives some common uses for each element.
- It's Elemental-Periodic Table - another good source of information on each element.
- Periodic Table handouts - .pdf files of various periodic tables, including one that is totally blank.
- Interactive Periodic Table - chemicalelements.com names and properties of each group and element on the periodic table.
- Interactive Periodic Table II - WebElements names and properties of each element on the periodic table.
- Modeling the Periodic Table - you and your classmates get to play Mendeleev!
- Periodic Table Tetris - how well do you know the positions of the first 12 elements? (flash-based)
- Elements: Basic Properties of Matter - an interactive introduction to the periodic table. (flash-based)
- Element Games - from Flash cards to Concentration.
- Element Math Game - tests the math behind the symbols.
- ELEMENTary, My Dear Watson - use element symbols to complete the story.
- Names and Symbols of Elements - practice your knowledge. (flash-based)
- The Properties of Elements - how well do you know the properties of Neon? (flash-based)
- Periodicity of Behaviour - electron shell diagrams of the first 18 elements. (flash-based)
- Element Bingo - a collection of bingo sheets designed to test the students knowledge of element symbols.
- Online Chemistry Games - great periodic table games... try level 4, I dare you!
Growing Crystals - No wonder the crystals I grow are always so lousy! I never dreamed it was so complicated to grow good crystals. Come here if you want great crystal growing tips! Curriculum Connections: lab techniques (skills)
Atomic Structure - a definition/review site for high school. Not flashy, but good for studying.
A Short History of Metals - a professor at Carnegie Mellon University has done a good job of reviewing the history of metallurgy.
Atomic Structure - information on history as well as all the details of atomic structure.
Molecules in Motion - Side by side containers with alterable numbers of molecules and temperature (plus a removable barrier) allow you to effectively illustrate diffusion.
Atomic Emission Detector - learn all about the latest tool for gas chromatography.
How Freeze-drying Works - a clear explanation of the process. Make sure you explore the links at the bottom of the page regarding other food preservation techniques.
Lyophilization - is the fancy name for freeze-drying. Learn more about it at this page.
What is an MRE - mmmm... plastic pouch food! Visit this page to learn more about military ready to eat meals.
History of Matches - the very beginning of matches started with a discovery in 1669. Read the whole histroy at this site. While you're at it, visit this page to learn more about how matches are made, and this page has a detailed history wit a lot of chemical information.
Characterization of Organic Illumination Systems - It's a mouthful people, but basically we're talking about glowing food here! This is an extremely interesting subject, with the possibility of you copying this work in class with your students (clear instructions and diagrams are included). There's nothing better than a glowing pickle!
Amino Acid Anatomy - Want a cool way to see the basic parts of an amino acid? Ever wonder what makes amino acids different from each other? This page animates the anatomy of an amino acid, then shows 3-D diagrams of all the amino acids - good stuff!
Mathmol - Molecular modeling site - chem teachers, don't miss this one! Great activities section, step-by-step explanations and the quick tour is a must for any high school student trying to grasp molecular modeling. Includes a library of stunning 3-D molecular images.
Equilibrium - A fantastic set of images with a great movie illustrating a clear model of equilibrium. The movie is 10MB, so you will want to prepare it in advance if you don't have a fast connection.
Chemical Kinetics - This cool applet is a sim of a binary chemical reaction. Four pairs of molecules bash into each other to form new molecules. You get to control the reaction rate too!
Chemtutor Reactions - a page that covers almost all aspects of chemical reactions, with some good examples, and some practice questions too.
Chemical Equations - extremely well-written page explaining chemical reactions. Don't miss the cute animation of the formation of water.
Types of Equations - explains clearly how reactions fall into several categories. A practice section too!
Chemical Change - has a good section explaining the different types of chemical reactions, but read the rest of the page too - it's very informative.
New Chemistry Lab Guide - Oh dear, you're not really going to write out a whole safety procedural manual, are you? It's already been done for you on the world wide web! Thanks to Dr. Cal Chany at the University of Illinois! Curriculum Connections: matter properties (skills)