Chemistry Resources

A collection of resources for chemistry educators

American Chemical Society HighSchool Education Resources
Chemical Education Digital Library
National Centre for Case Study Teaching in Science (find case studies for chemistry by education level)

Wikis
UC Davis’ Dynamic Chemistry Textbook via ChemWiki: http://chemwiki.ucdavis.edu/
Royal Society of Chemistry’s Learn Chemistry Wiki – included compound information and laboratory experiments http://www.rsc.org/learn-chemistry/wiki/Main_Page

Podcasts

Element Podcasts – Every element in the periodic table by the Royal Society of Chemistry http://www.rsc.org/periodic-table/podcast

Distillations Podcasts – “historical perspectives on current scientific issues” http://www.chemheritage.org/discover/media/distillations/index.aspx

Royal Society of Chemistry news podcasts: http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/podcast/CWpodcast.asp

Quirks & Quarks- CBC Science news with Bob McDonald http://www.cbc.ca/quirks/

Videos
Khan Academy

Demonstrations and Experiments – 50 awesome videos – http://www.teachthought.com/learning/50-awesome-chemistry-videos-for-blended-or-flipped-classrooms/

Crash Course videos – the nucleus, significant figures, periodic table, etc.

Chemistry To Go -videos of elementary chemistry problems being solved.:
http://podcast.iu.edu/Portal/PodcastPage.aspx?podid=eeee7c2a-9357-41bc-bb93-9e37e51a86a3

Virtual Labs & Simulations
Interactive web tutorials and simulations – http://www.chm.davidson.edu/vce/index.html

Great general chemistry simulations- http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/chemistry

Basic simulations and tutorials – properties of matter, change of state, structures and bonding, reactivity series, acids, bases, salts – http://e2bn.skoool.co.uk/keystage3.aspx?id=64

HPLC simulation: hplcsimulator.org
also includes problems sets in the educational resources that can be used with the simulator

Games

ChemBlaster – element symbols, naming ions, and ionic compounds http://gaming.psu.edu/games/chemblaster/

Jeopardy Labs – create interactive review games https://jeopardylabs.com/

Online Courses

Carnegie Mellon University http://oli.cmu.edu/courses/free-open/chemistry/

MIT Chemistry Laboratory Techniques http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/chemistry/5-301-chemistry-laboratory-techniques-january-iap-2012/

MIT Kitchen Chemistry http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/special-programs/sp-287-kitchen-chemistry-spring-2009/

UC Berkeley’s Introduction to General Chemistry – video and audio lectures http://utubersity.com/?page_id=255

Apps (iPad)

The Elements iPad app review ($13.99)  http://www.teachhub.com/reviews/apps/elements-ipad-app-review

Molecules iPad app review (free) http://www.teachhub.com/reviews/apps/molecules-ipad-app-review

Lewis Dots app link (free) http://appfinder.lisisoft.com/app/lewis-dots.html

24 Free Chemistry iPad Apps article http://elearningindustry.com/24-free-chemistry-ipad-apps-for-students

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