On this page you will find most of our resources sorted by chemistry curriculum topic. Teachers and students can reference this page to find activities, experiments, demonstrations, and more that they can use for their classroom! Topics and the resources within them are sorted by order typically taught.

General Chemistry

World’s Best Periodic Table

Interactive Periodic Table
Element Articles

Measurement and Uncertainty

Tutorial Articles
What Are Significant Figures?
Dimensional Analysis

Properties of Matter

Tutorial Articles
States of Matter
Properties of Solids, Liquids, and Gases
Physical vs. Chemical Properties
Colligative Properties

Experiment Articles
Making Slime from Borax

Atoms, Ions, and Molecules

Tutorial Articles
Mixtures vs. Compounds
The Structure of an Atom
Isotope Abundance and Average Atomic Mass
Molecule vs Compound
Molecular Formula vs. Empirical Formula
Naming Covalent & Molecular Compounds
Cations and Anions
List of Common Polyatomic Ions
Naming Ionic Compounds

Quantifying Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons
Quantum Numbers & Orbital Shapes
How to Write an Electron Configuration
Lewis Dot Structures
Resonance Structures
Tutorial Videos
Ions & Charges Made Easy
Polyatomic ions, charges & oxidation states
Quantum Numbers – the complete tutorial
Identifying Radial vs Angular Nodes
How to Identify Atomic Orbitals
Flame Rainbow – showing how different salts can produce different colored flames
Rainbow flame experiment (links to Sciencebuddies.org)
Neodymium Compounds & Colors
Experiment Articles
Emission Spectra, Absorption and Spectrophotometers
History Articles
Discovering the electron: JJ Thomson and the Cathode Ray Tube
The Millikan Oil Drop Experiment

Periodic Table Related

How to Read the Periodic Table
Alkali Metals – Periodic Table
Alkaline Earth Metals – Periodic Table
Transition Metals – Periodic Table
Halogens – Periodic Table

Noble Gases – Periodic Table
Metalloids – Periodic Table


Reactions and Stoichiometry

Tutorial Articles
What is a Chemical Reaction?
Types of Chemical Reactions
Balancing Chemical Equations
How to Write Net Ionic Equations
How to Find Molar Mass
Solving Stoichiometry Problems
Tutorial Videos
Calculating Molar Mass made easy
Calculating Percent Yield Made Easy
Elemental Samarium Reacting with HCl
Making Cobalt Ferrocyanide, a green cobalt compound
Decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide – Dramatic Chemical Reaction with Potassium Permanganate
How to make a gorgeous lavender Cobalt compound
Gallium + Aluminum Foil produces Hydrogen in Water
Cyanide Solves a Chemical Mystery
Experiment Articles
Making Copper Powder From Aluminum Foil
Extracting potassium metal from bananas
Experiment Videos
Elephant Toothpaste Experiment made easy
Make Magnesium Carbonate at Home
Make Copper Metal from Aluminum Foil


Tutorial Articles
Endothermic vs Exothermic Reactions
What is Specific Heat?
Hess’s Law

Properties of Elements

Tutorial Articles
Periodic Trends Made Easy!
Atomic Radius Trend
Ionization Energy
What Is Electron Affinity?
What is Lattice Energy
What is Electronegativity? Trends & Chart


Tutorial Articles

What is Chemical Bond?
Ionic Bonds vs Covalent Bonds
Bond Energy
Bond Order vs. Bond Length
Molecular Geometry and Bond Angles
Polar vs. Non-Polar Bonds & Molecules
Intermolecular Forces
Ion-Dipole Forces
What are Hydrogen Bonds?
Metallic Bonding


Tutorial Articles
Understanding Kinetic Molecular Theory
What is Gas Pressure? A Gaseous Definition
Dalton’s Law of Partial Pressure
Charles’ Law
Gas Laws: Boyle’s Law
Avogadro’s Law Made Easy
The Ideal Gas Law
The Van der Waals Equation Made Easy

Condensed Matter

Surface Tension and Vapor Pressure
Properties of Metals, Nonmetals, and Metalloids
Experiment Articles
Making crystals from bismuth

Solutions and Molarity

Tutorial Articles
Percent by Weight Calculation
How to Calculate Molarity
Solubility Rules & Chart
Tutorial Videos
Percentage Weight Calculations Made Easy
Calculating Molarity Made Easy
Most beautiful precipitate in the world – Golden Rain Experiment
Experiment Articles
Golden Rain Experiment
Prussian Blue – Make it then Paint it


How to Determine Rate Law


Tutorial Articles
What is the Equilibrium Constant?
What is Le Chatelier’s Principle
Using an ICE Table
Common Ion Effect

Acids and Bases

Tutorial Articles
Acid Base Chemistry
Properties of Acids and Bases
What is pH
Acid Base Theories: Arrhenius & Bronsted-Lowry Acids
Definition of a Lewis Acid & Base
What is pKa?
Strong Acids and Bases
What is a Buffer Solution?

Tutorial Videos
pH from the Ka of an acid made easy

Magnesium metal reacts with 16 acids & ions (also found in electrochemistry)
Solving a Maze using Chemistry
Chemistry Solves a Maze Part 2


Tutorial Articles
What is Gibbs Free Energy?


Tutorial Articles
Understanding Redox Reactions & Oxidation
How to Find Oxidation Number & Oxidation State
How to Balance Redox Reactions
Common Oxidizing Agents & Reducing Agents
Voltaic Cells & Galvanic Cells
Standard Reduction Potentials made easy
Electrolysis and Electrolytic Cells

Tutorial Videos
Oxidation-reduction made really easy

Magnesium metal reacts with 16 acids & ions (also found in acids and bases)

Experiment Articles
Copper crystals in a beautiful pattern

Experiment Videos
Make Tin Crystals – Easy Method


Education Videos

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