Chemistry Links

Useful Chemistry Links

First Year Chemistry Bridging Course (help for students in beginning courses)

The Kahn Academy offers mini-lectures in a variety of areas including chemistry.

The Periodic Table of Demonstrations – Very interesting and entertaining videos from the University of Notingham.

Not an Exact Science Videos – off-beat demos on a variety of science topics.

TedEd Videos – A series of videos on a variety of science subjects.  This one explains why glass is transparent.

The Chemistry behind cleaning

Chemistry of how things work

Units of Measurement -every measurement unit you can think of and more

Powers of 10 demonstration - get a better feel regarding the size range of everything from the very largest to the very smallest

Periodic Table Links:

The coolest interactive periodic table around.

Another interactive periodic table

This interesting video displays the periodic table table.

Still another periodic table.  This one has pictures of the elements.

Organic Chemistry links

The Michigan State University compilation of organic review questions.

Master Organic Chemistry has helpful information with many important topics in organic chemistry.

Organic Chemistry Portal has a wealth of information for serious organic chemists.

Spectral Data Base for Organic Compounds – provides IR, carbon and proton NMR and mass spectra of organic compounds.

ChemSynthesis - This website contains substances with their synthesis references and physical properties such as melting point, boiling point and density

Chemistry Lesson Plans – This is intended to be a resource for teachers of general chemistry, but is also useful for students gaining additional insight into a topic in chemistry.

Thermometer links:

A more complete treatment without the video, but with some history of the thermometer:
Make a thermometer as a science project:


Career Information

Although often denied access to careers in science in the past, many women have overcome these sexual barriers and have made significant contributions to our current understanding of the world around us.

University of Alabama Careers in Chemistry provides valuable information on what careers you can pursue with various chemistry degrees.  Go to ForStudents/Undergraduates Programs/Careers in Chemistry. – Thinking of working toward a PhD.  Find out what it is all about.

ACS Careers Website – The American Chemical Society provides many resources for those investigating the possibility of a career in chemistry.

Safety Information

The following web sites provide sources for Material Safety Data Sheets. (Do a web site search for Material Safety Data Sheets)  (Do a web site search for Material Safety Data Sheets)