Chemistry websites

BBC Scotland Standard (GCSE) revision website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/education/bitesize/standard/chemistry/

BBC Scotland Higher (AS level) revision website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/education/bitesize/higher/chemistry

Revision materials for GCSE and A-levels, including hints and tips for passing exams http://www.s-cool.co.uk/

AS and A2 chemistry http://www.creative-chemistry.org.uk/alevel/index.htm

Advanced level chemistry website: http://www.york.ac.uk/org/seg/salters/chemistry/

This website is for post-16 students studying all A-level chemistry specifications, IB and Scottish Highers http://www.chemistry-react.org/go/Default

This site allows you to do experiments (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED) http://phet.colorado.edu/simulations

Revision website for GCSE chemistry: www.gcsescience.com

Powerpoint presentations for all subjects: http://www.pppst.com/

Times Educational Supplement. Check out the teacher forums too – free sign-up: www.tes.co.uk/resourcehub.aspx?navcode=70

Create and share materials and resources for your subject: http://www.quia.com/

Navigate your way around this site to find and use documentaries about your subject, transcripts are provided as well as class worksheets to go with them at Teacher Resources: http://www.pbs.org/teachers

This site has revision materials for preparing 16 year olds for GCSE exam subjects: http://www.projectgcse.co.uk

Super site for science animations, lesson starters, revision, lesson plans at all levels: http://www.kscience.co.uk/
This site has fascinating talks by remarkable people: http://www.ted.com
Science teaching materials: http://www.learner.org/

Chemistry website for exploring aspect sof chemistry: http://www.webelements.com

MIT Opencourseware for High Schools, chemistry materials: http://ocw.mit.edu/high-school/introductory-mit-courses/chemistry/

Find here classic chemistry experiments, presentations, handouts and worksheets: http://www.rsc.org/learn-chemistry/resource/listing?searchtext=Classic+Chemistry+Experiments

(Strongly recommended) PhET Interactive Simulations for all levels of science from Primary to University level: http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/new

Rubrics for science teachers: http://www.rubrician.com/

Science website: http://www.skoool.co.uk/

yTeach is an elearning superstore where you can find, buy and use high-quality teaching and learning resources for chemistry: http://yteach.com/

Brightstorm Science is great teachers explaining concepts and sample problems on video: http://brightstorm.com/science/

Great website for making tests for your learners and it keeps records of the marks online, times the test and provides feedback: http://www.thatquiz.org/

(Highly recommended) At this website you can download free the Periodic Table, it is interactive, easy to use and understand, and you can see the elements, see their atomic structure, find out about their history and properties: http://www.freshney.org/education/pt/index.htm

Website for chemistry and chemical engineering, with simulations, in English, Catalan and Spanish: http://upcommons.upc.edu/video/subject-search?vocabulary=materies

Excellent science website which is available in all European languages: http://www.scienceinschool.org

Website for AS and A level Chemistry, with useful definitions, tests and further chemistry links: http://www.avogadro.co.uk/

Great website for learners to use: http://www.brainpop.co.uk/

Chemistry materials to use as they are or adapt for your learners: http://www.collaborativelearning.org/sciencechemistryonline.html

This website has very clear and simple science videos for the first years of secondary school: http://www.makemegenius.com/

Do a free course yourself on analytical chemistry: https://www.coursera.org/course/analyticalchem

This is an INTERACTIVE VERSION of the PERIODIC TABLE: http://www.ptable.com/

CHEMICAL FORMULA - writng chemcial formula to balancing equations, plus interactive chemistry worksheets: http://www.chemicalformula.org/

Spark Notes provides summaries and notes on studying chemistry: http://www.sparknotes.com/chemistry/

Free educational videos for learning about chemistry: http://watchknowlearn.org/Category.aspx?CategoryID=126

Spongelab has stunning science content with free animations, games, images, and lesson plans: http://www.spongelab.com/index.cfm

Bozeman Science has videos and clear explanations for chemistry: http://www.bozemanscience.com/chemistry/

Twig is a brilliant website that has three minute videos for science - it is not expensive and has some CLIL materials as well: https://www.twig-world.com/

The distillation process: http://www.docbrown.info/page01/ElCpdMix/EleCmdMix2a.htm

How to set up equipment for distillation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiWl5IyPlpQ

CHEM4KIDS has materials you can use for introducing basic chemistry such as elements, the Periodic Table, atmos and matter: http://chem4kids.com/

Sodium reacting with water: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmcfsEEogxs

Alkali metals reacting with water: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m55kgyApYrY&t=9s

How to balance a chemical equation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmdxMlb88Fs

This is a wonderful interactive version of the Periodic Table (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED) which has super pictures and information about all the elements - you can even write your name using the chemical symbols: http://periodictable.com/

Practical chemistry website with experiments: http://www.rsc.org/learn-chemistry/collections/experimentation/practical-chemistry

The Periodic Table: http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/z84wjxs/revision

The Periodic Table of the elements: https://www.webelements.com/

Amazing videos about all the elements in the Periodic Table: http://www.periodicvideos.com/



ELEMENTS 4D Visit this website, download the App, and learn about elements in 3 dimensions and 4 dimensions: http://elements4d.daqri.com/

Here is where you download the paper version: http://daqri.com/elements4D-mobile/

And the App looks like this:

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NOVA Elements

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This works on your PC with Windows 10 and as an App. It explains why the Periodic Table is shaped the way it is, what gives each element its own unique set of properties, how elements combine to make everyday objects, etc. Explore the interactive Periodic Table. Great fun.



Youtube chemistry materials

The basic structure of the atom: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lP57gEWcisY

Experiment demonstrating photosynthesis: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1jQcdm0HgM

All 118 elements of the Periodic Table in 10 minutes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFsdbLFHgY8

Sodium and water experiment: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KfNVj_Vsm4

Part 1 of a BBC documentary series about the history of science: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pii_PVrYpOw

Elephant toothpaste: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbUOPAgJIOQ

Documentary on trhe life of Marie Curie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYPB5S0eHDw

Bozeman Science has a collection of videos and explanations for chemistry: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL43285691048DAD00

Crash Course chemistry has 43 short and clear videos on chemistry topics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSyAehMdpyI&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtPHzzYuWy6fYEaX9mQQ8oGr

Distillation demonstrated: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxNfJLMNS4E

Setting up equipment for the distillation process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JlIPnyrZMw

Reaction of potassium and water: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqMN3y8k9So

Reaction of sodium and water: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmcfsEEogxs

Sodium and water experiment: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KfNVj_Vsm4

Explosion of alkali metals with water: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UO0CKJ0ubwM

Brainiac - Alkali Metals: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m55kgyApYrY

Balancing a redox reaction: https://www.khanacademy.org/science/chemistry/oxidation-reduction/redox-oxidation-reduction/v/balance-and-redox-reactions1



Chemistry humour

Mr Bean back at school in the chemistry lab: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghIoTW10qwc



Chemistry songs

Mr Edmonds: The Chemical Bonds song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCYrNU-7SfA

Mr Edmonds: The Periodic Table Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QA4cFCfoj7c

Good song for learning about the Chemistry of life: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CQcRa1HiKI&feature=related

Song about meeting the elements: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0zION8xjbM

Chemistry song: "Happy Mole Day": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReMe348Im2w

Tom Lehrer Chemistry elements song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYW50F42ss8

The NEW Periodic Table song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUDDiWtFtEM

A song about quarks: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0kXkWXSXRA

The Chemical Party song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBCmt_pJTRA

Chemists Know song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iM_I6rtIgn0

They might be giants: Meet the elements: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uy0m7jnyv6U


Online chemistry dictionaries

A free online chemistry dictionary with 1800 terms and definitions:http://www.chemistry-dictionary.com/

A glossary of chemistry terms: http://antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101/glossary.shtml



Books

Excellent clear description of science, including physics, biology, chemistry, and geology:"A Short History of Nearly Everything" by Bill Bryson, ISBN: 9780552997041


Chemistry teaching books

Cambridge IGCSE Chemistry Coursebook (3rd edition) (by Richard Harwood Ian Lodge) ISBN: 978-0-521-15333-1

Chemistry for the IB Diploma (by Talbot, Harwood, Coates) Hodder Education ISBN: 978-0-340-98505-2

IGCSE Chemistry (by Bryan Earl and Doug Wilford) Hodder Education ISBN: 978-0-340-981887

AQA A2 Chemistry (Publisher: Nelson Thornes) ISBN: 978-0-7487-82796



Publisher websites

Nelson Thornes http://www.nelsonthornes.com/aqagcse/

Pearson: http://www.pearsonIS.com/EdexcelIGCSE

Cambridge University Press: http://www.cambridge.org/gb/education/secondary/?site_locale=en_GB

Hodder Education: http://www.hoddereducation.com/Home.aspx

If you come across any other useful websites that you think could be added here, just email me at grahamworkman@aol.com