Chemistry Notes

I shall be posting here resources which will help you to understand better and in depth the concepts we study in our course.

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Vision learning

A wonderful site which starts with the atom and goes through different topics we discuss in class:

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Bonding lessons

Explanation of ionic, covalent and metallic bond in lecture of Khan academy:

Here are some interesting bonding lessons with good animations:

A good site for Lewis structures of molecules with quiz questions:

What is VSEPR theory?

Intermolecular forces determine many properties of the substances. Read here to learn more about their nature:

Gecko forces-what are they?

Some confidence building questions on intermolecular forces:

Relationship between structure and properties:

Water and its "unusual" properties!

To read about the hybridization you can browse this site:

Allotropic forms of Carbon:

What are the buckyballs (fullerenes)? How were they discovered and many interesting facts about this new allotropic form of carbon you can read on the following sites?

And...what is graphene?