Useful reference & subject sites for college students & teachers: Chemistry


OrgChem101 is a nice site from the University of Ottawa, with interactive modules teaching organic chemistry concepts. It also has a French version

MIT OpenCourseWare: Introduction to Solid State Chemistry

Washington University and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have created an online tutorial to help prepare students for college-level chemistry courses.

I think the online course movement is wonderful. Here, for example, is MIT’s offering on the basic principles behind chemical science. Watch the video lectures, work along with the lecture notes (filling in the deliberately-left blanks), read the readings, and test yourself on the exams.

Chemistry Educational Digital Library

Something a little different -- the University of Nottingham's innovative series of short videos about each element in The Periodic Table of Videos

General Chemistry Online has a lot of resources for the chemistry student

If you need to know about organic chemistry, check out the interactive 3D animations of important organic reactions at

The periodic table on the web

Periodic Table Memory Pegs

Interactive Periodic Table

Periodic Table Challenge