Chemistry Sitemap - Page 8 2016-09-26

Flame Test - Strontium Nitrate
Red Fire. Chemistry. Page 14.

Flame Test Gas Flame
This is a photo of the usual gas flame used for the flame test. The flame is blue. Page 2.

Flame Test Procedure
Chemistry teacher demonstrating how to perform the flame test.

Lead Flame Test
The flame test for lead produces a blue-colored flame. Page 9.

Lithium Flame Test
Lithium salts produce a characteristic red flame in a flame test. Page 12.

Potassium Flame Test
Potassium produces a purple or lilac colored flame in the flame test. Page 10.

Strontium Flame Test
The flame test for strontium produces a crimson colored flame. Page 15.

What Is a Saturated Fat Molecule?
Saturated fats are important in diet and nutrition as well as chemistry. Here's an explanation of what a saturated fat is.

Purple Fire - Easy Instructions for Colored Flames
Make purple fire yourself using common ingredients.

pH Worksheet Answers
This is the answer sheet for the pH Worksheet.

pH and pOH Practice Worksheet
This worksheet is for students to practice calculating pH and pOH.

Use Bond Energies To Find Enthalpy Change
Bond energies and enthalpy can show if a reaction is endothermic or exothermic. This example shows how to determine enthalpy change of a reaction.

Rubidium Facts - Rb or Element 37
Get periodic table facts on the chemical and physical properties of the element rubidium.

Electrode Definition - Chemistry Glossary
Electrode definition, as used in chemistry, chemical engineering, and physics.

Electrochemistry Definition - Chemistry Glossary
Electrochemistry definition, as used in chemistry, chemical engineering, and physics.

de Broglie Wavelength Example Problem
This example problem demonstrates how to find the wavelength of a moving electron using de Broglie's equation.

What Is Glass? - Composition and Properties
This is an explanation of what glass is, with examples of different types of natural and manmade glass.

High Resolution Periodic Tables
You know how you can grow bored with the background on your desktop or mobile device? Here are vibrant periodic table wallpapers for you, plus a printable periodic table with the same color scheme.

10 Interesting Metal Facts and Properties
Get 10 interesting and useful facts about metals.

Lithium Isotopes - Radioactive Decay and Half-Life
All lithium atoms have three protons, but could have between one and eight neutrons. This is a list of the known isotopes of lithium, their half-life and type of radioactive decay.

Sodium Bicarbonate Facts - Baking Soda or Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate
Gets facts about sodium bicarbonate or baking soda. Sodium bicarbonate facts include chemical formula, alternate names, molecular weight, melting point, density and more.

Quick Review of Radioactivity and Radiation
Are you confused about the concepts of radioactivity and radiation? Here's a quick review of what you need to know.

Electron Spin Definition in Chemistry
Electron Spin definition, as used in chemistry, chemical engineering, and physics.

Ammonia Molecular Formula
This is the chemical or molecular formula for ammonia.

Electrolytic Cell Definition
Electrolytic Cell definition, as used in chemistry, chemical engineering, and physics.

Noble Gas Definition and Examples
Noble Gas definition, as used in chemistry, chemical engineering, and physics.

How To Grow Sodium Nitrate Crystals
Learn how to grow hexagonal sodium nitrate crystals.

Three Primes of Alchemy - Paracelsus Tria Prima
Paracelsus identified three primes (tria prima) of alchemy. Here is an explanation of what these are and what they mean.

Dry Ice Projects - Photo Gallery
Dry ice is the solid form of carbon dioxide. This is a collection of photographs of dry ice and science projects that involve dry ice.

Halide Ion Definition in Chemistry
Halide Ion definition, as used in chemistry, chemical engineering, and physics.

Labile Complex Definition - Chemistry Glossary
Labile Complex definition, as used in chemistry, chemical engineering, and physics.

Radioactive Decay and Half-Life Beryllium Isotopes
All beryllium atoms have four protons, but could have between one and ten neutrons. This is a list of the known isotopes of beryllium, their half-life and type of radioactive decay.

UN ID Number Definition for Chemicals
This is the definition of a UN number or UN ID.

Calorimeter Definition in Chemistry
Calorimeter definition, as used in chemistry, chemical engineering, and physics.

Know the Table Salt Formula
This is the molecular formula of table salt, along with an explanation of why it doesn't really cover the true chemical composition of salt.

Melting Ice Science Experiment
The melting ice science experiment looks like an ice suncatcher. (Science Projects). Page 66.

Pictures of Science Projects
The best part about science projects is actually doing them, but seeing them is pretty cool too. This is a photo gallery of science projects so you can see what to expect from projects. I've included links to instructions for doing these projects yourself or buying kits online.

Pictures of Science Projects
The best part about science projects is actually doing them, but seeing them is pretty cool too. This is a photo gallery of science projects so you can see what to expect from projects. I've included links to instructions for doing these projects yourself or buying kits online.

Pictures of Science Projects
The best part about science projects is actually doing them, but seeing them is pretty cool too. This is a photo gallery of science projects so you can see what to expect from projects. I've included links to instructions for doing these projects yourself or buying kits online.

Pictures of Science Projects
The best part about science projects is actually doing them, but seeing them is pretty cool too. This is a photo gallery of science projects so you can see what to expect from projects. I've included links to instructions for doing these projects yourself or buying kits online.

Pictures of Science Projects
The best part about science projects is actually doing them, but seeing them is pretty cool too. This is a photo gallery of science projects so you can see what to expect from projects. I've included links to instructions for doing these projects yourself or buying kits online.

Deionization Definition in Chemistry
Deionization definition, as used in chemistry, chemical engineering, and physics.

Cathode Ray Tube Definition - CRT
Cathode Ray Tube definition, as used in chemistry, chemical engineering, and physics.

Ammonium Salt Solution Recipes
These are recipes for common concentrations of ammonium salt solutions. The ammonium salts are ammonium acetate, ammonium chloride, ammonium nitrate and ammonium sulfate.

Printable Metric Conversion Quiz
Do you feel confident about your ability to make metric to metric conversions? Here's a quick little quiz you can take to test your knowledge. You can take the quiz online or print it out.

Convert Celsius to Fahrenheit - Worked Problems
This example problem illustrates the method to convert temperatures from Celsius to Fahrenheit.

Why Is the Ocean Blue?
Have you ever wondered why the ocean is blue? Have you ever wondered why the ocean is sometimes another color, like green, instead of blue? Here's the science behind the color of the sea.

Definition of Air in Science
This is the definition of air as the term is used in chemistry and other sciences.

Half-Equation Definition in Chemistry
This is the definition of a half-equation in chemistry, along with examples.

Syringe
Syringe (Pictures of Drug Paraphernalia)

Analytical Balance
Analytical Balance (Pictures of Drug Paraphernalia). Page 9.

Bong Picture
Bong Picture (Pictures of Drug Paraphernalia). Page 10.

Bong
Bong (Pictures of Drug Paraphernalia). Page 4.

Bongs and Water Pipes
Bongs and Water Pipes (Pictures of Drug Paraphernalia). Page 2.

Erlenmeyer Flask
Erlenmeyer Flask (Pictures of Drug Paraphernalia). Page 12.

Florence Flask
Florence Flask (Pictures of Drug Paraphernalia). Page 13.

Marijuana Indoor Setup
Marijuana Indoor Setup (Pictures of Drug Paraphernalia). Page 6.

Marijuana Plants
Marijuana Plants (Pictures of Drug Paraphernalia). Page 7.

Meth Pipe
Meth Pipe (Pictures of Drug Paraphernalia). Page 5.

PCP Foil Wrappers
PCP Foil Wrappers (Pictures of Drug Paraphernalia). Page 3.

Roach Clip
Roach Clip (Pictures of Drug Paraphernalia). Page 8.

Vials
Vials (Pictures of Drug Paraphernalia). Page 11.

Drug Paraphernalia Pictures
Would you know drug paraphernalia if you saw it? This is a collection of photos of drug paraphernalia.

Efflorescence Definition in Chemistry
Efflorescence definition, as used in chemistry, chemical engineering, and physics.

Make Fake Snot - Slime Recipe
Learn how to make fake snot or mucous.

Grow Purple Chrome Alum Crystals - Simulated Amethyst
Learn how to grow purple chromium alum crystals and how to grow clear crystals over a core of colored crystals.

Theoretical Yield and Limiting Reactant Test Questions
The theoretical yield of products in a chemical reaction can be predicted from the stoichiometric ratios of the reactants and products of the reaction. These ratios can also be used to determine which reactant will be the first reactant to be consumed by the reaction. This reactant is known as the limiting reagent. This collection of ten chemistry test questions deals with the subjects of theoretical yield and limiting reagent.

Instant Sorbet in a Baggie - Freezing Point Depression
Make sorbet in a baggie, instantly! Use freezing point depression to lower the temperature of sorbet to freeze it, without a freezer.

What Is PSI? - Definition of Unit
This is the definition of PSI, a common unit of pressure.

Sol Definition in Chemistry
This is the science and engineering definition of a sol.

Scandium Facts - Sc or Element 21
Get periodic table facts on the chemical and physical properties of the element scandium.

Element Word Search Answer Key
This is the answer key and printable pdf file for the word search. The names of all of the chemical elements are included in this word search.

Element Word Search #2 Answer Key
This is the answer key and printable pdf file for the word search. The names of all of the chemical elements are included in this word search.

Element Word Search #3 Answer Key
This is the answer key and printable pdf file for the word search. The names of all of the chemical elements are included in this word search.

Element Word Search - Puzzle and Answer
An element word search is a fun way to learn how to spell the names of the elements. Here are some element word search sheets, complete with element word search answer keys. The word searches are available as pdf files so you can save and print them.

Element Word Search #2 - All Elements
This word search includes the names of all of the chemical elements. The pdf file is included so you can save the word search and print it.

Element Word Search #3 - All Elements
This word search includes the names of all of the chemical elements. The pdf file is included so you can save the word search and print it.

Chemical Composition of Vinegar
This is a look at the chemical composition of vinegar.

Chemistry Mole Test Questions
The mole is a standard SI unit used primarily by chemistry. This is a collection of ten chemistry test questions dealing with the mole.

Greek Alphabet in Chemistry
The Greek Alphabet is used extensively in science and mathematics to represent variables and symbols. This table lists all twenty four Greek letters in upper and lower case. Learning the names of these letters is easy and you may be surprised you already know them.

Aryl Group Definition in Chemistry
This is the definition of an aryl group in chemistry, along with examples.

Why All White Gold Is Plated
Did you know all white gold is plated with another metal to make it shiny and white? Here's what it is plated with and why plating is used.

Detergent Definition in Chemistry
Detergent definition, as used in chemistry, chemical engineering, and physics.

Open System Definition in Chemistry
This is the definition of open system in science, particularly chemistry, along with an example.

Van der Waals Radius Definition
This is the definition of Van der Waals radius.

Essential Element Facts in Chemistry
The chemical elements are the building blocks of all matter. Here are interesting and essential element facts you need to know.

Difference Between Physical and Chemical Properties
Learn how to distinguish between a chemical property and a physical property of matter. Here's the explanation of the distinction, with examples.

f Orbital - Definition in Chemistry
This is the definition of f orbital.

Toxic Elements With No Nutritional Value
Here's a list of elements that are toxic or poisonous and have no known nutritional value.

Sample Standard Deviation Example Problem
This is a simple example of how to calculate the sample variance and sample standard deviation.

How To Find Mass of a Liquid from Density
Review how to calculate the mass of a liquid from its volume and density.

10 Interesting Facts About Atoms
Everything in the world consists of atoms, so it's good to know something about them. Here are 10 interesting and useful atom facts.

Funny Mole Day Jokes and Humor
Get Mole Day jokes and other Mole Day humor for Mole Day (October 23 or June 2).

Molar Concentration of Ions Example Problem
This example problem demonstrates how to calculate the molarity of ions in an aqueous solution.

Easy Oobleck Recipe - Make Non-Newtonian Slime
Learn how to make Oobleck, a type of slime that has properties of both liquids and solids.

10 Interesting Iron Facts
Iron is an important chemical element for life and many products. Here are 10 facts about the element iron.

How Many Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons Are in an Atom?
Follow these simple steps to find the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons for an atom of any element.

How to Calculate Limiting Reactant of a Chemical Reaction
The limiting reactant will be used up before another runs out. See how to determine the limiting reactant in a chemical equation.

Is Alum Safe To Eat or Use?
Have you ever wondered if alum is safe to eat or safe to use as an underarm deodorant? Here's a look at what alum is and whether it's safe.

10 Interesting Gold Facts
Get 10 interesting facts about the element and metal gold.

Octet Rule Explanation in Chemistry
The octet rule states that elements gain or lose electrons to attain an electron configuration of the nearest noble gas. Here is an explanation of how that works and why elements follow the octet rule.

What Are Radiation Pills? - Expert Q&A
Radiation pills may be given for nuclear accidents, nuclear attacks, or radioactive medical treatments. Here's what radiation pills are and what is in them.

How Fart Lighting Works
Learn how fart lighting works, why some farts are yellow while others are blue, and how to ignite flatus safely.

Ununoctium Facts - Element 118
Get facts on the chemical and physical properties of the element Ununoctium.

Ununpentium Facts - Periodic Table of the Chemical Elements
Get facts on the chemical and physical properties of ununpentium or element 115 on the periodic table.

Nobelium Facts - No Element
Get periodic table facts on the chemical and physical properties of the element nobelium.

Mendelevium Facts - Periodic Table of the Elements
Get periodic table facts on the chemical and physical properties of the element mendelevium.

Ununtrium Facts - Element 113
Get facts on the chemical and physical properties of ununtrium, element 113 on the periodic table.

Critical Point Definition (Chemistry)
This is the definition of critical point or critical state in chemistry, along with examples.

10 Fun and Interesting Phosphorus Facts
Here are 10 fun phosphorus facts. Learn about the properties, history, and uses of this element, as well as interesting trivia.

Carbonyl (Definition)
This is the definition of a carbonyl or carbonyl group in chemistry, along with the chemical structure of the functional group.

Ketone Definition
This is the definition of ketone in chemistry, along with examples of ketones.

History of Matches - Inventors and Methods
Matches allow for a portable, easy-to-use source of fire. Many chemical reactions generate heat and fire, but matches are a fairly recent invention.

Isoelectronic Definition - Chemistry Glossary
This is the definition of isoelectronic in chemistry along with examples of isoelectronicity.

Coordination Number Definition and Examples (Chemistry)
This is the chemistry definition of coordination number with examples of coordination numbers of different compounds.

How to Make Sodium Carbonate From Sodium Bicarbonate
These are easy instructions for making sodium carbonate, also known as washing soda or soda ash, from baking soda or sodium bicarbonate.

Universal Gas Constant Definition
This is the chemistry glossary definition of

Why Coffee Doesn't Taste as Good as It Smells
Have you ever wondered why coffee never tastes as good as it smells? Take a look at the science behind the answer.

Why a Coffee Power Nap Works
It's true drinking coffee before a power nap can make you feel more rested and awake than either coffee or a nap. Here's the science of how it works.

Geometric Isomers Definition and Examples
This is the geometric isomer definition, with an explanation of the term and several examples of geometric isomerism.

Geometric Isomerism: What Do Cis- and Trans- Mean in Chemistry?
Have you ever wondered what cis- or trans- means in a chemical name? cis- and trans- are part of a naming convention for geometric isomerism to describe the arrangement of atoms in stereoisomers.

Difference Between E and Z Alkenes
Learn how the E-Z configuration works for geometric isomerism of alkenes and how the notation compares with the more familiar cis-trans convention.

Amphoteric Definition and Examples
This is the definition of amphoteric in chemistry, along with examples of amphoterism and amphiprotism.

Science Definition
Here is the definition of science, along with examples of science and an explanation of how science is useful for everyone, not just scientists.

10 Chlorine Facts
Here are 10 chlorine facts, including the element's history, properties, and uses.

Does Coffee Help You Sober Up?
Does coffee sober up a drunk? You may have heard you can drink coffee or take a cold shower to sober up from drinking alcohol, but does it really help? Here's the answer.

Solution - Chemistry Glossary Definition
This is the definition of a solution in chemistry, including examples of liquid, solid, and gaseous solutions.

Anion - Chemistry Glossary Definition and Examples
This is the definition of an anion in chemistry as well as examples of common anions.

How to Convert Fahrenheit to Celsius
It might be necessary sometimes to convert a Fahrenheit temperature reading to Celsius. These three steps make it easy.

Structural Isomers: Definition and Examples
This is the definition of structural isomer along with examples of compounds that exhibit structural isomerism.

Angle Between Two Vectors - Vector Scalar Product
This is a worked example problem that shows how to find the angle between two vectors.

10 Nickel Element Facts
Here is a collection of interesting nickel element facts, including the metal's history, properties, and uses.

Isotopes Definition and Examples
Isotopes are one form an element can take. This is the definition of an isotope, with examples.

List of Disaccharides
Disaccharides are carbohydrates made by linking two monosaccharides. This is a list of disaccharides and the monosaccharides they are made from.

Heat of Formation Table for Common Compounds
This is a heat of formation table for a variety of common compounds and a summary of key points to remember when doing enthalpy calculations.

Paramagnetism and Diamagnetism Worked Problem
Here is a worked example problem showing how to tell whether an element is paramagnetic or diamagnetic based on its electron configuration.

What Is a Dependent Variable? (Definition)
This is the definition of a dependent variable as the phrase is used in a scientific experiment. Get examples of dependent and independent variables.

10 Tungsten Facts
Learn 10 tungsten facts, including interesting trivia about the metal's properties, history, and uses.

What Is a Chemical Reaction?
You encounter chemical reactions all the time. Yet, do you know what exactly a chemical reaction is? Here's the answer to the question.

Monomers and Polymers: An Introduction
Monomers are the building blocks of more complex molecules, called polymers. Here is a closer look at the chemistry of monomers and polymers.

Plastics & Polymers Science Fair Project Ideas
Find ideas for a science fair project involving plastics or polymers.

Endothermic and Exothermic Reactions
Learn about endothermic and exothermic chemical reactions and get instructions to perform your own hot and cold chemistry experiments.

Mohs Scale of Hardness - Identify Rocks & Minerals
The Mohs Scale of Hardness measures how a substance resists scratching by another material. Learn how to use the scale to identify rocks and minerals.

How Knowing Chemistry May Save Your Life
Chemistry isn't just knowing chemical reactions and playing with a bunsen burner! Understanding basic chemistry could actually save your life.

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Metals and Nonmetals - What's the Difference?
Elements may be classified as either metals or nonmetals based on their properties. Here's a look at the differences between the metals and nonmetals.

How To Build a Baking Soda Volcano Science Fair Project
The chemical volcano is the classic science fair project. This step-by-step recipe will show you how to make your own baking soda volcano.

Fruits That Ruin Jell-O and Other Gelatin Desserts
If you add certain fruits to Jell-O or other gelatin desserts, it won't gel. Here are fruits with this effect and why they ruin Jell-O.

What Is Cream of Tartar?
Cream of tartar or potassium bitartrate is a common household chemical and cooking ingredient. Here's what cream of tartar is and useful facts about it..

10 Hydrogen Facts
Here are 10 hydrogen facts that cover the most interesting and important features of the first element of the periodic table.

How to Make Glass Using Your Grill
Your grill probably is used for cooking burger, but you could also use it to make glass. Here's how.

10 Element Facts
Here are 10 cool trivia facts about the chemical elements, which are the basic building blocks from which all matter is made.

Melting Ice Science Experiment
In the melting ice experiment, make a colorful ice sculpture while learning about freezing point depression and erosion.

List of Snowflake Shapes and Patterns
It may be hard to find two snowflakes that look identical, but you can classify snow crystals according to their shapes. This is a list of different snowflake patterns.

What Is STP in Chemistry?
Here's an explanation of what STP is in chemistry and why it is useful, particularly when dealing with gases.

Homeschool Chemistry Experiments
Enrich your homeschool chemistry experience with safe and interesting chemistry experiments and projects. These homeschool experiments use chemicals you have or can obtain easily.

Examples of Radiation
Here are examples of radiation, along with examples of things that do not qualify as radiation.

What to Do if Your Lab Partners Are Bad
Do you have lab partners that won't do their share, break equipment, or won't work together? Here are steps you can take to make things better.

Radiation Definition and Examples
This is the definition of radiation along with examples.

Liters To Cubic Centimeters Conversions - L to CC
It's easy to convert liters to cubic centimeters. L and cc are two important metric units of volume.

Gases - General Properties of Gases
Learn about the general properties of gases and become familiar with the Ideal Gas Law, Boyle's Law, Law of Charles and Gay-Lussac, and Dalton's Law.

How To Convert Meters To Feet
Follow these simple steps to convert meters to feet. These are two common units of length found in everyday life as well as in the lab.

What Makes Lead Poisonous?
You probably know that lead is toxic, but do you know what makes it poisonous? Here's an explanation of what lead does in your body that makes it such a health hazard.

Color Periodic Table of the Elements - Atomic Masses
This color periodic table contains the accepted atomic weights of each element. You can print or save the PDF file or use the table as a wallpaper.

Is It Safe To Eat Snow?
Have you ever caught a snowflake on your tongue? Learn whether or not it's safe to eat snow.

5 Easy Snow Ice Cream Recipes
Got snow? Make snow ice cream! This is a collection of quick and easy recipes for ice cream you can make using snow.

Scientific Law Definition
This is the definition of a law in science, along with examples of scientific laws.

Goo Slime Recipe From Starch and Glue
Goo is a slime that flows when you pour it, but hardens when you squeeze it. Goo is non-toxic and easy to make using two common household ingredients.

Is There Really a Chemistry of Love?
Learn about the chemicals involved in feeling in love. It turns out love really is about the chemistry between two people!

Dmitri Mendeleev Biography and Facts
Learn about Dmitri Mendeleev, the Russian scientist credited with the invention of the modern periodic table. This biography includes fun facts, too!

Does Oxygen Burn? - Flammability of Oxygen
Learn whether oxygen is a flammable gas and what happens if you smoke near an oxygen tank. Does oxygen burn? Here's what you need to know.

How to Make Instant Snow From Boiling Water
It's incredibly easy to make instant snow from boiling water. Sound impossible? Here's how to do this literally cool science water trick.

How to Classify Chemical Reaction Orders Using Kinetics
Learn how to classify chemical reactions using kinetics. Identify and define zero, first, second, mixed, and higher order reactions.

Electroplating Definition
This is the definition of electroplating.

Calculating Atomic Weight of an Element with Isotopes
The atomic weight of an element depends on abundance of its isotopes. Here's how to use fractional abundance to calculate an element's atomic weight.

Molality Example Problem - Worked Chemistry Problems
Here is an example of calculating concentration or molality of a solution. In this problem, the concentration of a sucrose solution is found.

How to Make Glowing Water
It's really easy to make glowing water that you can use as glowing water or as a glowing ingredient in other water-based projects.

Solidification Definition and Examples
This is the definition of solidification as it relates to chemistry and other sciences, along with examples of the process.

What Is a Newton? - Chemistry Definition
This is the definition of newton along with an explanation of how the unit is derived.

The Definition of Disproportionation
This is the definition of disproportionation along with an example of this type of chemical reaction.

Converting Feet to Meters - Conversion Example Problem
This example problem illustrates the method to convert feet to meters, a common length conversion problem.

Converting Cubic Centimeters to Liters Conversion Problem
This example problem illustrates the method to convert cubic centimeters to liters or cm3 to l.

Unit Definition
This is the science and engineering definition of a unit, with examples of several types of units.

Gallons to Liters - Unit Conversion Example Problem
This example problem demonstrates how to convert gallons to liters and explains the difference between British and American gallons.

Why Doesn't Glue Stick to the Inside of the Bottle?
Glue is sticky, so why doesn't it stick to the inside of its bottle? Here's the answer to this common question about how stuff works.

Mole Fraction Definition - Chemistry Glossary
This is the definition of a mole fraction in chemistry, with an example calculation of the unit of concentration.

How to Make Saline Solution at Home
Saline solution refers to a salt solution, which you can prepare yourself using readily available materials. The solution can be used as a disinfectant, sterile rinse, or for labwork.

How To Demagnetize a Magnet
A permanent magnet isn't as permanent as you may think! Here are ways to demagnetize a magnet (or things to avoid to preserve a magnet).

Chemistry Mnemonic Devices - Elements in the Periodic Table
Here's a chemistry mnemonic device for the symbols of the first nine elements in the periodic table.

Standard Definition and Examples in Science
Here's the definition of the word standard as it's used in science and metrology, along with examples of different standards.

DRY MIX Experimental Variables Acronym
Learn how to use the acronym DRY MIX to remember what the independent and dependent variables are and where to put them on a graph of experimental data.

Are Apple Seeds Poisonous?
Apple seeds do contain a small amount of cyanide, which is a lethal poison, but humans are protected from it in several ways. Learn how poisonous apple seeds really are.

Chromatography Definition and Examples
This is the definition of chromatography along with examples of different types of chromatography.

Accuracy Definition - Chemistry Glossary
This is the definition of accuracy in science along with examples of what types of measurements are and are not accurate.

Chemistry Journals - Alphabetical List of Chemistry Journals - Journals Starting with J
This is an alphabetical list of chemistry journals and related scientific journals and magazines.

How to Get Answers for Chemistry Questions
Students often wonder how to find questions to chemistry questions on the internet. Here is a list of online resources and tips for ways to get chemistry homework help.

Turning Lead into Gold
Do you think it's possible to transmute one element into another? Here's a look at whether it's really possible to turn lead into gold.

Colored Fire - Where to Find Metal Salts for Colorants
You can use metal salts to impart color to flames. Here's a list of where you can find colorants to make colored fire.

OxiClean to Remove Skunk Odor
OxiClean™ (sometimes spelled OxyClean) is a great stain remover, but it can also be used to remove odors, including skunk odor. Here's how it works.

Fire & Ice - How to Make Flaming Ice
Learn how to set ice on fire, plus ways to make ice look like it is aflame. Photography tips are included.

Keratin Definition
This is the definition of keratin, along with examples of where you might find keratin and what the protein is used for.

Magic Colored Milk Experiment Using Kitchen Chemicals
Learn about how detergents work with this fun swirling milk chemistry experiment.

Show Kids How To Make a Mentos Candy and Soda Fountain
Have you made a Mentos and soda fountain? It's easy and fun and uses simple ingredients.

Make Hot Ice Using Vinegar and Baking Soda
If you have vinegar and baking soda, you have the ingredients to make your own hot ice.

Cloud in a Bottle Science Experiment
You can make a cloud using a plastic bottle, water, and a match.

Rainbow Density Column Kitchen Chemistry
You can make a rainbow density column using sugar and water from your kitchen.

Easy Egg in a Bottle Science Experiment
Can you fit an egg through the mouth of a bottle? You can if you apply a bit of science!

More Kitchen Science Experiments To Try
Here are more fun and interesting kitchen science experiments you can try.

Make pH Indicator in your Ktchen
Got a cabbage? You can make homemade pH indicator in your kitchen.

Make Oobleck Slime in the Kitchen
All you need are two kitchen ingredients to make oobleck slime.

Kitchen Science Experiments for Kids
Do you want to explore science, but can't find or can't afford chemicals? You can explore the fun of science in your own kitchen. Here are some science experiments and projects you can do that use common kitchen chemicals.

Make Ice Cream in a Plastic Bag in the Kitchen
You don't need an ice cream maker to make ice cream! All you need are ice cream ingredients, a plastic bag, and salt.

Let Kids Make Glue from Milk
Kids will enjoy making homemade glue using milk and vinegar.

Fun Pepper and Water Science Experiment
Pepper, water, and detergent are all you need for this fascinating kitchen science experiment.

Make Flubber from Kitchen Ingredients
If you have a microwave and common ingredients, you can make homemade flubber.

Make a Ketchup Packet Cartesian Diver
Get a ketchup packet and a water bottle and make a Cartesian diver.

Easy Baking Soda Stalactites
Baking soda stalactites form in hours rather than the millions of years it takes for natural stalactites.

Baking Soda and Vinegar Volcano Kitchen Experiment
You only need common kitchen ingredients to make a vinegar and baking soda volcano erupt safe lava.

Invisible Ink Experiments Using Kitchen Chemicals
Use common kitchen ingredients to make homemade invisible ink.

Make Rock Candy Crystals Using Ordinary Sugar
All you need is sugar and water to make rock candy.

Make Rubber Eggs and Chicken Bones from Household Ingredients
Use vinegar and eggs or chicken bones to make rubber bones or a rubbery egg bouncy ball.

Make Water and Food Coloring Fireworks in a Glass
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Best Science Fair Ideas and Projects by Grade Level
There is fierce competition to come up with the coolest science fair project idea. Browse topics considered appropriate for your educational level.

Science Experiments and Projects That Are Safe for Kids
Many fun and interesting science experiments are also safe for kids. This is a collection of science experiments and projects that are safe enough for kids to try, even without adult supervision.

Fun Oxygen Facts for Kids
Oxygen is one of those elements you simply can't live without. Here are fun oxygen facts for kids (or anyone interesting in this essential element).

10 Things You Need To Know About Chemistry
If you're new to the science of chemistry, there are 10 things you need to know. Once you understand these basic facts, you'll be on your way to understanding chemistry and performing experiments.

Cesium Facts - Periodic Table Element Facts
Here's a collection of interesting cesium facts. Learn trivia about the Cs element and get information on its physical and chemical properties.

Oil Comes from Dinosaurs - Fact or Fiction?
The notion that petroleum or crude oil comes from dinosaurs is fiction. Surprised? Here's the science of how petroleum formed.

Today I Learned in Science (TIL)
Science holds many mysteries, but sometimes these are facts other people already know that are news to you. Here is a collection of

Apples Help Protect Your Health
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Superfoods Contain Healthy Chemical Compounds
Learn about the specific chemical compounds in superfoods that make them super healthy.

Tomatoes Fight Cancer and Heart Disease
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Pomegranates Reduce Risk of Cancer
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Pineapples Fight Inflammation
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Olive Oil Fights Inflammation
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Turmeric Protects Against Tissue Damage
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Mushrooms Protect Against Cancer
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Ginger May Help Prevent Cancer
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Sweet Potatoes Boost Immunity
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Hafnium Facts - Element Facts About the Metal Hafnium
Get interesting hafnium facts, including a look at the chemical and physical properties and uses of this metallic element.

Acids and Bases Terms and Definitions
Understanding acids and bases is important in chemistry. Here's an introduction to acids and bases, with definitions for key acid and base terms.

Vibratory Rock Tumbler Instructions
Here's how to use a vibratory rock tumbler to polish rocks, including a chart of types of grit to use and how long to let the tumbler run.

Rotary Rock Tumbler Instructions
Do you have a rock tumbler, but don't know how to use it to tumble rocks? Here are the instructions, including grit to use and tips for perfectly polished rocks.

Anabolic Steroids - Performance Enhancing Drugs
Learn what anabolic steroids are, how they can enhance athletic performance, and what risks are associated with using performance enhancing drugs.

Lycopene Chemistry and How It Protects Against Cancer
Lycopene is the red pigment in tomatoes and several fruits. Find out more about how this antioxidant protects against cancer and heart disease.

How to Use a Rock Tumbler to Polish Jewelry
You can use a rock tumbler to polish and clean your jewelry. Tumblers are great for smoothing rough edges on metal components, such as jump rings and earwires.

Scientists Complete the Periodic Table
The IUPAC has announced completion of the periodic table, with the official verification of elements 113, 115, 117, and 118. Here are the details of the discovery.

Make Your Own Homemade Hand Sanitizer
Here's an easy recipe to make homemade hand sanitizer. You control the ingredients, so you can make sure the sanitizer is safe and effective.

Thomson Effect Definition
This is the definition and example of the Thomson effect, which is also known as the Kelvin effect. The effect occurs in metals.

Why Alcohol Color May Affect Hangover Severity
Learn why alcohol color may affect the severity of a hangover. Also, see which types of alcohol are least likely to cause a hangover.

10 Lead Element Facts
Lead is a heavy metal you may encounter in daily life. Here are 10 lead element facts that may intrigue and even surprise you.

Worked Empirical Formula Chemistry Problem
Learn how to find the empirical formula from percent composition data. Here's a step-by-step worked example problem so you can see what to do.

Why Does Hair Turn Gray?
Have you ever wondered why hair turns gray as you get older and whether there is something you can do to prevent it? Here's what happens.

Table of Densities of Common Substances
Compare densities of common substances with this handy table. Solids, liquids, and gases are included, with an explanation of how water density is special.

Qualitative Analysis - Identifying Anions and Cations
Qualitative analysis helps detect, identify and separate anions and cations in a sample. Learn about concepts and procedures of qualitative analysis.

Avogadro's Law Definition - Chemistry Terms
This is the definition of Avogadro's Law along with an explanation of why the law is important and a worked example problem.

Why Does Alcohol Burn on a Cut or Wound?
Alcohol is a common household and laboratory disinfectant. Learn why alcohol stings and burns when applied to a cut or other wound.

Definition of a Drug and Links to Fact Sheets
This is the definition of a drug in chemistry along with links to several drug fact sheets.

Converting Yards to Meters - Example Problem
This example problem illustrates the method to convert 100 yards to meters.

Lewis Acid Base Reaction Definition
This is the definition of Lewis acid base reaction with an example chemical reaction.

Common-ion Effect Definition
Here is the common-ion effect definition in chemistry along with examples of why the effect is and how to use it.

Toxic Chemicals in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products
Some ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products are hazardous to your health. Here are ingredients to watch for and associated health risks.

10 Actinium Facts
Actinium is a radioactive element. Here are 10 interesting actinium facts to get you acquainted with the metal.

Mistletoe Toxicity - Is Mistletoe Really Poisonous?
While kissing under the mistletoe is perfectly acceptable, eating the plant or its berries is not. Is mistletoe really poisonous? Here's the truth about what happens if you eat mistletoe.

CAS Registry Numbers- Chemical Abstracts Service
Many molecules are identified by a number following a CAS prefix. What are these CAS numbers and what do they mean?

How to Properly Clean Laboratory Glassware
Cleaning laboratory glassware isn't as simple as washing dishes. Here's how to wash glassware so you won't ruin your chemical solution or experiment.

Atomic Radius Definition
The atomic radius is a term used in chemistry and other sciences to describe the size of the atom, but there is no standard definition for this value.

Examples of Nanoscale
Here are examples of nanoscale objects, plus the length of common objects expressed in nanometers.

How To Convert Nanometers to Meters - Example Problem
This example problem illustrates the method to convert nanometers to meters or nm to m units.

What Is The Formula For The Combined Gas Law?
The combined gas law examines the behavior of a constant amount of gas when pressure, volume and/or temperature is allowed to change.

How To Convert Cubic Meters to Cubic Feet
This example problem demonstrates how to convert cubic meters to cubic feet. The conversion from cubic feet to cubic meters is also included.

Law of Definite Proportions Definition
This is the definition of law of definite proportions in chemistry, along with an example and explanation of exceptions to the law.

Make Your Own Signature Perfume Scent
Perfume is a classic gift, but it's even better if it is a scent that you made yourself. Here's how to make your own signature perfume.

Element Definition in Chemistry
Here's the element definition as the term is used in chemistry. Examples of substances that are elements and some that are not are also provided.

How to Make Your Own Invisible Ink
Make your own invisible ink so you can write and reveal secret messages. Here are recipes and different ways to hide and reveal messages.

Is Mango Skin as Poisonous as Poison Ivy?
Did you know mangoes belong to the same plant family as poison ivy and that the skin of a mango can give you that same great contact dermatitis?

Converting Fluid Ounces to Milliliters - Example
This example problem illustrates the method to convert fluid ounces to milliliters.

Types of Solids
There are 6 main types of solids, each characterized by specific properties and structures. Here is a look at how to categorize solids.

Converting Millimeters to Meters Example Problem
This example problem illustrates the method to convert millimeters to meters.

Volume Definition - Chemistry and Science Terms
Volume definition, as used in chemistry, chemical engineering, and physics.

Scientific Hypothesis, Theory, Law Definitions
Learn about the difference between a scientific law, hypothesis, and theory. Examples of a hypothesis, law, model, and theory are given.

Definition of Alpha Decay
This is the definition of alpha decay along with an example.

What Is Casein?
You've probably heard about casein, but may wonder what it is and how it works. Here's the explanation, along with interesting casein facts.

Make Hot Maple Syrup Ice Cream - Molecular Gastronomy
Who says ice cream has to be cold? Apply principles of molecular gastronomy to make hot maple syrup ice cream. It's a fun (and tasty) science project, perfect for the whole family.

No Two Snowflakes Alike - True or False
Have you ever wondered whether it's true no two snowflakes are alike? Here's the scientific explanation of how snowflakes are the same (and different).

Grow a Magic Crystal Christmas Tree
A magic crystal Christmas tree is an easy chemistry project you can do for the holidays. See how to make one yourself from household materials.

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Glow Party Ideas
Need ideas for an epic glow party or black light party? Here's a list of essential party items, plus some that will kick it up a notch.

What Is an Atom?
Atoms are the building blocks of matter. Yet you may be wondering what, exactly, is an atom? Here's what an atom is and some atom examples.

What Materials Glow Under a Black or Ultraviolet Light?
This is a list of materials that glow under ultraviolet or black light because they contain fluorescent or phosphorescent molecules.

Body Fluids Fluoresce Under Black Light
Some body fluids glow under black light. Others can be treated with chemicals to appear under UV light for forensic tests.

Banknotes Glow Under Black Light
Bank notes are treated with special dyes that appear under black light.

Laundry Detergent and Other Cleaners Glow Under UV Light
Laundry detergent and several other cleaners glow when exposed to UV light.

Banana Spots Glow Under Black Light
Did you know banana spots glow under black light?

Toys Glow Under Ultraviolet Light
Check your toys under a black light. You may be surprised to find they glow and that the color of the glow is different from the color of the toy.

Plastics Glow Under Black Light
Certain plastics emit a bright glow when exposed to black light.

White Paper Glows Under Black Light
White paper appears so white because it is treated with fluorescent dyes that glow under ultraviolet light.

Cosmetics May Glow Under Black Light
Some cosmetics and nail polishes glow under black light.

Fluorescent Plants and Animals
There are many types of organisms that glow when exposed to black or ultraviolet light.

List of Things That Glow Under Black Light
This is a comprehensive list of things that glow under a black or ultraviolet light.

Tonic Water Glows Under Black Light
Tonic water that contains quinine glows under a black light.

Glowing Vitamins
Some vitamins and other drugs glow when exposed to black light.

Chlorophyll Glows Red Under Black Light
Plants are green, but chlorophyll glows a different color under a black light.

People Have Stripes Under Ultraviolet Light
Would you be surprised to learn humans have stripes under UV light?

Tooth Whiteners Glow Under Black Light
If you smile under black light, your teeth will glow.

Antifreeze Glows in Black Light
Antifreeze is intentionally made to glow under black light.

Fluorescent Minerals and Gems Glow in Black Light
Many gemstones and minerals glow under UV or black light.

Scorpions Glow in Black Light
Have you ever seen a scorpion under a black light? They glow when exposed to ultraviolet.

Intensive vs Extensive Properties of Matter
Intensive properties and extensive properties are types of physical properties of matter. Here's the difference between them, plus examples.

Make Ammonium Nitrate From Household Chemicals
Here's how to make ammonium nitrate from common household chemicals. The ammonium nitrate may be used to make pyrotechnics or cold packs.

Crystal Pinecone Ornaments
It's easy to make crystal pinecone ornaments from real pinecones. You only need a pinecone and one other ingredient to make decorations that appear kissed by ice.

What Is the Difference Between Silicon and Silicone?
Silicon and silicone are not the same things! Here's an explanation of the difference between them and how they are used.

Coffee Cup Calorimetry and Bomb Calorimetry
A calorimeter is a device used to measure heat flow in a chemical reaction. Learn about the coffee cup calorimeter and the bomb calorimeter.

What Makes a Dry Ice Bomb Dangerous?
Dry ice in a sealed container can become a dry ice bomb. Here's a look at the dangers associated with a dry ice bomb and how to avoid them.

Equation for Reaction Between Baking Soda and Vinegar
The reaction between baking soda and vinegar is used in chemical volcanoes. Here is the equation for the reaction between baking soda and vinegar.

Periodic Properties of the Elements
Learn about the periodic properties or trends in the periodic table of the elements. This is an explanation of periodicity and quick summary of trends.

Why Christmas Trees Smell So Good
Have you ever wondered what chemicals make a Christmas tree smell so good? Here's a look at the molecules responsible for the wonderful aroma.

Make an Atom Model
Atoms are the smallest units of each element and the building blocks of matter. Here's how to make an atom model using common materials.

Ionic Compound Nomenclature - Naming Ionic Compounds
This is a summary of ionic compound nomenclature or naming conventions, including prefixes and suffixes and ionic compound naming examples.

How To Make Gases
Here's a collection of simple recipes to make gases for the lab or projects. Gases include hydrogen, nitrogen, methane, ammonia, chlorine, and more.

Heat of Formation Worked Example Problem
These are worked example problems calculating the heat of formation.

How to Make Hydrogen Gas
It's easy to generate hydrogen gas at home or in a lab using common household materials. Here's how to make hydrogen safely.

How to Calculate Atomic Mass
The atomic mass or atomic weight of an element is a weighted average of the isotopes. Here are 3 simple ways to calculate atomic mass of an element.

Chemicals for Hangovers - Alcohol Chemistry
These are the top chemicals to take for hangovers. They'll help cure the discomfort and may even prevent the headache and nausea in the first place.

Scientific Method Lesson Plan
This lesson plan gives students hands-on experience with the scientific method. The lesson plan is customizable to suit a wide range of educational levels.

Cocaine Facts and Description
Learn what cocaine or coke is, why people take cocaine, how it's made, and what risks are associated with using cocaine.

Make Silver Polishing Dip
These are instructions for making your own chemical dip to polish silver and remove tarnish. No scrubbing required for this silver polish!

What Are the Parts of the Periodic Table?
Learn about the parts of the periodic table and how to use the table organization to predict element properties.

Difference Between Atomic Mass and Mass Number
There is a difference between the meanings of atomic mass and mass number. Here is an explanation of the terms and how you can keep them straight.

What Does pH Stand For? - Why Is It Called pH?
Have you ever wondered what pH stands for or where the term originated? Here is the answer to the question and a look at the history of the pH scale.

List 10 Types of Solids, Liquids, and Gases
Get examples of types of solids, liquids, and gases and learn about the transitions or phase changes between them.

What Is an Independent Variable? - Definition & Example
This is the definition of an independent variable, with examples. An independent variable is one of the key factors in a scientific experiment.

Example Problem To Convert Grams To Moles
This worked example problem shows how to convert the number grams of a molecule to the number of moles of the molecule.

Mole to Gram Conversions
Here is a worked examples problem showing how to convert moles of a substance to grams of a substance. Page 2.

Law of Conservation of Mass Definition
This is the definition of the law of conservation of mass and a description of how the law applies to chemical reactions.

Aluminum - Elements in Fireworks
Learn about the use of the element aluminum or aluminium in fireworks and pyrotechnics.

Inorganic Chemical Compounds Starting with S
Here's a handy list of inorganic chemical compounds beginning with the letter S.

How to Balance Equations - Printable Worksheets
This is a collection of printable worksheets to practice balancing equations. The printable worksheets are provided in pdf format with separate answer keys.

Difference Between Control Group and Experimental Group
Learn about the difference between the control group and the experimental group in a scientific experiment, including positive and negative controls.

What Is a Mole and Why Are They Used in Chemistry?
If you take chemistry, you need to know about moles. Find out what a mole is and why this unit is used in chemistry.

What Is the Freezing Point of Water?
What is the freezing point of water or the melting point of water? Are the freezing and melting point the same? Here's the answer to these common questions.

List of the Strong Bases
Strong bases are bases which completely dissociate in water. Here is a list of the most common strong bases.

How to Microwave a CD (Safely)
Microwaving a CD or compact disc produces a stunning display of sparks. It's easy to microwave a CD, but there's a chance of ruining your microwave or harming your health. Here's how to microwave a CD safely.

Example Demonstrations To Try Exothermic Reactions
Here is a collection of exothermic reaction examples to use as chemistry demonstrations or projects.

Barking Dog Exothermic Reaction
The barking dog chemistry demonstration is a classic example of an exothermic reaction.

Sodium or Other Alkali Metal in Water
The reaction between lithium, sodium, potassium, or other alkali metal with water is an exothermic reaction.

Making Hot Ice Is an Exothermic Reaction
Making hot ice or crystals of sodium acetate is an example of an exothermic reaction.

More Exothermic Reactions To Try
Here are some more examples of exothermic chemical reactions you can do as demonstrations or experiments.

Steel Wool and Vinegar Exothermic Reaction
Reacting steel wool and vinegar produces a safe exothermic reaction.

Safe Laundry Detergent Exothermic Reaction
Dissolving laundry detergent in water is a simple example of an exothermic reaction.

Elephant Toothpaste Exothermic Reaction
The elephant toothpaste demonstration is a popular example of an exothermic reaction. Here's how to do it.

Sulfuric Acid and Sugar Exothermic Reaction
Mixing sulfuric acid with sugar results in a spectacular exothermic reaction. It also smells like candy.

Thermite Exothermic Reaction
There are several ways to perform the highly exothermic thermite reaction. Here's what you do.

Starting Fires Without Matches
Learn how to start fires chemically, without using matches. These are great examples of exothermic reactions.

Glow Sticks or Light Sticks Glow in the Dark
Glowsticks are a classic example of a chemical reaction that glows in the dark.

11 Things That Really Glow in the Dark
This is a list of things that glow in the dark, including objects, chemicals and products that are known to glow via phosphorescence or glow under a black light from fluorescence.

Radium Glows in the Dark
Radium is an element that glows green in the dark.

Plutonium Glows in the Dark
Plutonium burns in air, making it seem to glow in the dark.

Jellyfish Glow in the Dark
Many jellyfish are bioluminescent and glow in the dark.

Glowing Tonic Water
Tonic water doesn't glow until it is exposed to ultraviolet light.

Glowing Paper
Most white paper glows blue in the dark when it is exposed to UV light.

Fluorescent Coral
Many forms of coral are bioluminescent and glow in the dark. Others are fluorescent and glow under UV light.

Glowing Tritium
Tritium is a hydrogen isotope that glows in the dark.

Glowing Radon
radon is a radioactive element that glows in the dark.

Foxfire
Foxfire is one way some fungi glow in the dark.

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Make Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream or Dippin Dots
If you have liquid nitrogen, you need to make your own ice cream. If you already know how, try making homemade Dippin' Dots.

Top 10 Chemistry Demonstrations and Experiments
This is the list of my top 10 favorite chemistry demonstrations, experiments, and activities.

Make a Smoke Bomb and Colored Smoke
Smoke bombs and colored smoke are pyrotechnics that don't explode. They are really easy to make.

Grow a Chemical Garden With Magic Rocks
You don't have to buy a kit to make your own magic rocks. You can do this project from scratch.

Make Colored Fire - A Personal Favorite Experiment
One of my favorite chemistry projects is making colored fire.

Make the Classic Chemical Volcano
The classic chemical volcano features real smoke and ash. Have you tried it?

It's Easy To Make a Borax Crystal Snowflake
One quick gratification project is to grow a borax crystal snowflake.

Oscillating Clock Color Change Chemical Reactions
Color change chemical reactions are interesting as well as educational. There is a whole rainbow of reactions you can try.

There's More Than One Way To Make Slime
There are many ways to make slime. If you have a kitchen, you've got all the ingredients you need.

Write Secret Messages With Invisible Ink
It's fun to write and decode invisible ink messages. You don't even need any special materials!

Make Chemical Cold Packs and Hot Packs
Apply chemistry to make your own hot and cold packs.

How Saponification Makes Soap
This is a simple explanation of how the saponification reaction makes soap.

Blank Periodic Table for Practice
Print blank copies of the periodic table to practice filling in the elements.