Student Sites

Student Sites

If you want to suggest a site for this page, send the address to me in an email message.

12/13/05 If you're curious about the composition of some extremely important consumer products, such as Cheese Whiz, self-tanners, and silly putty, you should visit Todd Stratton's suggested site.

What's that stuff?

12/13/05 Do you think that love has a chemical basis? There's some evidence that it does. Check out the article published by the Times of Oman and suggested by Marlee Payne.

The Chemistry of Love 

12/13/05 Want some Lewis structure practice? Check out the site suggested by Michelle Carvalho.

Construct a Lewis Structure

12/13/05 Rebecca Kohl's suggested site allows you to collect a lot of information about common substances.

Library of Common Compounds

12/13/05 You can find out about trans fats at Alan Mar's suggested site.

U.S. Food and Draug Administration - Trans Fats

12/13/05 You can see an animation that illustrates the function of a bomb calorimeter at Tatiana Nery's suggested site.

Bomb Calorimeter

12/13/05 Dee Tran suggests an amusing website dedicated to research on dihydrogen monoxide.

Dihydrogen Monoxide Research Division

12/13/05 Tony Nguyen suggests a site that shows the orbital diagrams of elements.

Electron Configurations

10/9/05 Bahador Jafarpur suggests a site that is very useful to Chemistry 1A students when studying chemical bonding in Chapters 8 and 9.

Chemical Bonding

10/9/05 Nanoparticles of iron could be used to sweep clean contaminated industrial sites, filter agricultural chemicals from water running off farms, and even recycle drinking water for cities. Todd Stratton suggests a site that describes what nanoparticles are, how ultrapure nanoparticles of iron can be made, and how they can be used. Todd suggests a second site called that presents twelve case studies of chemistry in the products we use and the situations we meet. This site helps you evaluate the decisions behind these products and situations.  

Iron Nanoparticles

10/9/05 Sammy Baho suggested a site that can provides help for many of the topics we cover.


9/21/05 Was Einstein really a chemist rather than a physicist? See Jayrom Lontoc's suggested site.

Claiming Einstein for Chemistry

9/20/05 Mole day is coming up. Mole Day commemorates Avogadro's Number (6.02 x 1023) annually on October 23 from 6:02 a.m. to 6:02 p.m. Jayme Oswald suggests an amusing site the celebrates the beauty of the mole.

National Mole Day Foundation, Inc.

9/20/05 Angelica Espinola's suggested site describes some recently discovered information about ozone in our atmosphere.

Nighttime Chemistry Affects Ozone Formation

9/20/05 Dieu Tran found us a site that describes laughing gas (N2O) and how it can be used as an anesthetic, a propellant in aerosol cans, and as a boost for race cars.

Nitrous Oxide - Laughing Gas

9/20/05 The site suggested by Lizbeth Martinez looks like its got some very useful information.

General Chemistry Topic Review

9/20/05 Alan Mar has suggested many good sites. Here's a sample.

What is the difference between gasoline, kerosene, diesel fuel, etc.?

Processing Crude Oil - Refining

Chemistry Through the Medium of Cake

Chemistry of Cocoa and Chocolate

Food Chemistry Quiz

8/26/05 Patrick Riel de Vera suggests a site that deals with a very important topic...alternative energy. In this case, his site describes novel ways of storing hydrogen for use as a fuel. Check it out; it's interesting.

Filling Up with Hydrogen

8/26/05 Jin-Kyoung Yi found us a site that has links to lots of information about chemistry and its connection to the real world.

About Chemistry

8/26/05 Tuan Le's suggested site provides you with a concise description to the treat of CFCs to the ozone layer.

Ozone Chemistry

8/26/05 Chee-Ah Thao suggests the Royal Society of Chemistry sight that gives you access to lots of chemistry-related information. You might find the news section most interesting.

Royal Society of Chemistry

7/26/05 Thought Isaac Newton was a stoggy math-science guy? Check out this article about is notes on alchemy suggested by Denise Gan

Newton's Notes on Alchemy

7/26/05 John "JP" O'Brien suggests a site that shows you the atomic spectra of the chemical elements.

Atomic Spectra

5/5/05 Jennifer Berntsen found us a very cool site. Here's what she said about it..."Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida has put up a very interesting page on its site. It begins as a view of the Milky Way Galaxy viewed from a distance of 10 million light years and then zooms in towards Earth in powers of ten...10 million, to one million, to 100,000 light years and then it finally reaches a large Oak tree. If ever there was a witness to creation, these folks have captured it for our viewing pleasure!"

Secret Worlds: The Universe Within

3/1/05 Eric Ledger found us a site that describes one of the reasons for ozone depletion above the Artic region of the earth.

Sun's Temper Blamed for Arctic Ozone Loss

3/1/05 This site, suggested by Jessica Hanna, doesn't have much chemistry, but what is there is very cool.

Eye of Science, Scientific Photography

2/1/05 Mara Rosenthal starts our semester with just the right tone. I assume that you've promised yourself that you're going to be studious this semester, but you're not quite ready to be too serious...right? How about a game of Chemistry hangman found at

Chemistry Hangman Game

11/15/04 Want to know how historical artifacts are dated? Jane Gray's suggestion below provides a concise description of one technique.

How Carbon-14 Dating Works

11/15/04 This site has been suggested before, but it's certainly worth posting again. I'm sure all of you will be excited to know that there's a Molecule of the Month page...suggested by Brian Woolworth.

Molecule of the Month Page

8/24/04 Ewa Pruska has the distinction of getting the first suggestion posted this semester. Her link takes you to a page that leads you to an interesting cornstarch video and to a way to make your own slime.

Fascinating Cornstarch in Water Video

8/24/04 Joe Schulte suggests several great sites. The first is a section of the How Things Work general site that explain things related to the physical sciences. At this point, it describes how fireworks, radon, and electromagnets work. The second one is on the Chemical and Engineering News site and describes the chemistry of everyday products.

How Things Work in the Physical Sciences

What's That Stuff?

6/27/04 Rosa Arroyo starts our summer suggestions with a site that provides health and safety Information on household products.

Household Products Database

5/26/04 Interested in finding out more about how we arrived at the stage chemistry is at? Check out Shelton Sutherland's suggested site.

History of Chemistry

5/7/04  The following is a quote from the first page of Raquel Figueroa's suggested site, "The Chemical Heritage Foundation serves the community of the chemical and molecular sciences and the wider public by treasuring the past, educating the present, and inspiring the future. In fulfillment of our mission, this site offers many tools for the researcher, the student, and those who want to explore and discover how chemical and molecular science has changed the world we live in."

Chemical Heritage Foundation

5/7/04  James Willis suggests a site that describes the CFC controversy in a little different way than was described in class.

Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC's) and the ozone hole

3/25/04 Do you have a TI-83? Irina Roland found you a site where you can download chemistry-related programs for it.

TI-83 PLUS Basic Science Programs

3/25/04 Want to learn more about ethanol (without consuming any, of course)? Click on James Ragle's suggested link below.

Molecule of the Week: Ethanol

3/25/04 Scot Bilbro suggests a site that describes how to convert vegetable oil into diesel fuel.

Make Biodiesel

3/25/04 Casey Kim suggests the American Chemical Society website, which has a wealth of chemistry-related information.

American Chemical Society

2/25/04 Eric Smith suggests a site that describes some of the latest advances in the realm of the very tiny.


2/6/04 Here is a link to a Web page that describes the possible discovery of two new elements.

New Superheavy Elements Discovered

2/5/04 February's National Geographic has an important article about the issues relating to the carbon we release into the environment and how our planet reacts to this released carbon. Jamie Lucido found a site that provides a brief summary of the article.

The Case of the Missing Carbon

2/5/04 Irina Roland suggests a great site for Chemistry 1A folks to visit. It has links to tutorials, quizzes, interesting articles, animations, etc.

General Chemistry Online

2/3/04 It's a little early in the semester, but we can always use a good joke or two (or even a bad joke or two). Here's a site that has some of each...suggested by Lindsay Garfield.

Rest for the Weary

2/3/04 The link below is not exactly the site suggested by Raquel Figueroa, but it's close enough to give her credit. I didn't have time to explore it, but it seems to have some great stuff.

General Chemistry

2/3/04 Juan Koponen's suggested site has a collection of links to many other interesting, useful, and amusing chemistry-related sites. It's a good place to start to find other sites to suggest.

Amazing Science - Chemistry

2/3/04 Thinking about a career in forensic science?...just like to find out how the scientists help to determine "who done it"? Check out the site suggested by Kate Marland. One link from the first site looked especially interesting, so I added its link too.

Forensic Chemistry

Bones and the Badge

2/3/04 Some of David Hoffman's suggested site looks to be too high a level for our interest, but other parts looked too cool to pass by.

Virtual Chemistry

2/3/04 This one is for the biology majors in our crowd. We can thank Jason House for suggesting it.

Basic Chemistry for Understanding Biology

2/3/04 Now, here's an important site. It's been suggested before, but it's certainly worth repeating. According to the website, "T.W.I.N.K.I.E.S. stands for Tests With Inorganic Noxious Kakes In Extreme Situations. T.W.I.N.K.I.E.S. is a series of experiments conducted during finals week, 1995, at Rice University. The tests were designed to determine the properties of that incredible food, the Twinkie." Abe Rudo found this site for us.

The T.W.I.N.K.I.E.S. Project

2/3/04 I know...I said no periodic tables...but this one was enough different than others to be worthy of including on our list. It was suggested by DJ Singh.

Exploring the Table of Isotopes

2/3/04 I'm not sure how we should feel about Gerald Vogel suggesting this site to us...

Slashdot: News for Nerds. Stuff that matters.

2/3/04 Jared Kibele and Michael Beasley both suggested a site that might provide a useful overview for many of the topics covered in first year chemistry courses. 

ChemWeb Online

2/3/04 David Russo found us another useful site that has links to lots of handy tools.

Chemists' & Chemical Engineers' Toolbox

2/3/04 Katherine Parker's suggested site provides definitions for many chemical and environmental terms.

Chemistry & Environmental Dictionary

11/30/03 Rob Gnat's suggested site has links to lots of interesting stuff, including information about the antioxidants BHT and BHA, the cancer-fighting effects of a chemical in tomatoes, and chemicals for hangovers.

Chemistry Medical and Safety

11/30/03 The site suggested by Richard Barnes is on this list somewhere, but it's time to move it higher.

The Comic Book Periodic Table

11/30/03 Michael Krol suggests a site with "a selective, annotated collection of the best Web links for students in General Chemistry courses."

General Chemistry Resources

11/30/03 Mason Weidner-Holland suggests a site that is designed to help you with several of the chemistry-related topics that students often have trouble with.


11/30/03 Suzanne Alaouie found another site with "tutorials, quizzes, test and information to help with your chemistry learning needs."

Learn Chemistry

10/21/03 Can't get enough chemistry? Want to do some chemistry experiments at home? Carrie Peters has the site for you.

Home Chemistry Experiments

8/31/03 Here's how the site suggested by Jen Lopez starts, "Throughout all of the interesting stuff in Chemistry, there are a few items of interest that make you think "Whoa, I didn't know that". Here is our archive of interesting little facts and figures, parcels and bits of info, and brain food, all of which we like to call Factoids:"

Chemistry Factoids

8/31/03 Sayaka Shiohata's suggested site has links to many other websites that provide interesting information about chemistry-related sites.

About Chemistry: In the Spotlight

8/31/03 Robert Yamane suggests the American Chemical Society webpage.

8/31/03 Sarah Elias suggests the Green Chemistry Network site that states, "The main aim of the GCN is to promote awareness and facilitate education, training and practice of Green Chemistry in industry, academia and schools."

The Green Chemistry Network

8/31/03 Dawn Schweitzer's suggested site has links to a number of activities that might be useful.

Chemistry - top 20 activities 

7/22/03 Brenden Selvig has found two great sites that describe fuel cells.

Fuel Cells and the Hydrogen Economy

What Is a Fuel Cell?

7/22/03 We've gotten a couple of good suggestions for chemistry-related projects that you can do at home.

Kate Summers found us a site that describes how you can make your own snowflakes. The process includes the precipitation of a solid from solution and demonstrates how temperature affects solubilities of solids.

Real Crystal Snowflake

Athena Pierre suggests a site that describes some simple experiments that you can do at home, including experiments that relate to acid rain, crystal growing, and the inside story of diapers.

Chemistry Experiments

7/22/03 Are you interested in knowing more about the chemical ingredients of toothpastes? Check out Elizabeth Benjamin's suggested site.

Toothpaste Ingredients

6/18/03 Who said chemistry can't be amusing? Check out the site suggested by Jenny Sparkman. (Some of the jokes found there will make more sense by the end of the summer.)

MDeA's Chemistry Fun Page

6/16/03 Brenden Selvig has made the first good suggestion of the summer. The link below takes you to a site that makes finding out about the gasoline additive MTBE a game. The site describes MTBE to some extent (including brief descriptions of why it was originally added to gasoline and why it is now being phased out for use in gasoline), but the webpage also asks you other questions about MTBE and provides links to other sites that provide the answers.

The Great MTBE Controversy

5/29/03 Click on the link below to hear an NPR interview that explains the issues that relate to our standard kilogram. This was suggested by Gregg and Kimberly Frostrom.

Revisiting the Kilogram

5/29/03 Frances Karg suggests a site that gives more information about our all-important "Oreo" issue. It's an article from the 5/29/03 Monterey Herald.

How Many Oreos Can You Eat?

4/20/03 Looking for a site to recommend? Noori Hakim's suggested site can help. It's got links to many, many chemistry-related websites.

The Sheffield Chemdex: the directory of chemistry on the WWW since 1993

4/20/03 Naomi Campbell suggests a site that tells you all about the chemicals is shampoo.

What Is Shampoo Made From?

4/20/03 Christine Clifton suggests a site that might help you to better understand that relationship between CFCs, ozone, and our environment.

Ozone Production and Destruction

3/27/03 View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude until you reach a tall oak tree just outside the buildings of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, Florida. After that, begin to move from the actual size of a leaf into a microscopic world that reveals leaf cell walls, the cell nucleus, chromatin, DNA and finally, into the subatomic universe of electrons and protons. Daniel Matter gets the credit for this one.  

Powers of Ten

3/27/03 Robert Pace found a good site that will give you some practice working titration problems in an interactive manner.

Determination of Molarity of an Acid or Base Solution

2/11/03 Brandy Barr found a site that describes isotopes and the fate of unstable (radioactive) isotopes. Check out the Java Applets. They do a great job of showing you what happens in radioactive decay.

Isotopes and Radioactivity

2/11/03 Frances Karg found an excellent general site with a wealth of useful information about chemistry. There are some especially good animations


2/4/03 " How much has changed for women chemists in the past three decades? How much has the salary gap been narrowed? How much progress has been made in breaking through the glass ceiling at universities and in corporate boardrooms? Can women chemists, especially those with children, really balance a personal life with a professional life? Are things really better? And what are the prospects for the new millennium? Is it business as usual? What can each of us do to make a difference? " To see some answers to these questions, check out this site suggested by Nicholas Starkey .

Women Chemists

2/4/03 Robert Pace suggests you take a look at the Chemist's Creed suggested by the American Chemical Society.

The Chemist's Creed

2/4/03 Laila Hakim found a site created by The Biology Project that summarizes some of the chemistry that biology majors should know.

Chemistry Tutorial

2/4/03 The ozone in the stratosphere protects us from potentially damaging ultraviolet radiation, but ozone is a serious pollutant in the lower atmosphere. Sung Min suggests a site that tells us how ozone is generated in the air we breathe and how it affects our bodies.

The Ozone We Breathe

12/16/02  April Allard found a site that describes some of the complaints about Olestra.

New Olestra Complaints Bring Total Close To 20,000More Than All Other Food Additive Complaints In History Combined

12/16/02 Gregory Vering suggests a site with more information about enzymes.


12/16/02 It's time to lighten up a bit, and Andrea Moravec has just the site to help. Already now, let's all sing along.

Science Songs

11/7/02 Lisa Kroopf has found a wealth of links, including one to an article in support of my campaign to stop using "disorder" in any sentence that also includes entropy and another that describes the Nobel Prize given to Rowland, Molina, and Crutzen.

Shuffled Cards, Messy Desks, and Disorderly Dorm Rooms - Examples of Entropy Increase? Nonsense

Press Release: The 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

11/7/02 Joe Baker found us an amusing site that describes what readers suggested when t he Washington Post asked them to dream up new elements for the Periodic Table.

New Elements

11/7/02 April Allard suggests a site that describes "a black goo that brakes the laws of physics on demand ".

Space-Age Goop Morphs Between Liquid and Solid

Convertible Goop

10/1/02 Tom Rehak suggests a site that provides a lot of general information about chemistry-related topics, including how smoke detectors work and why leaves change colors in the Fall.

Chemistry Help

10/1/02 Kenny Ed suggests a site that has definitions for chemistry-related terms.

Chemistry Glossary

10/1/02 Alexander Mackenzie found us an interesting site that describes safety issues for many chemicals.

Laboratory Chemical Safety Summaries

10/1/02 Yes, believe it or not, they're chemistry songs...suggested by Gregory Vering .

Chemistry, the Songs of Our Lives

9/13/02 I tend not to post the suggestions for periodic tables, but Phillip Kurth suggested one that is just too beautiful to pass up.

The Visual Elements Periodic Table

9/13/02 Interested in a career in a chemistry-related field? Robert Gnat found a site where you can explore the possibilities.

Chemistry Careers

9/3/02 Here's a list of general sites that might be useful. The name of the person that suggested each site follows the link.

ChemTutor ( Carrie Thorpe ) ( Chei Arce , Jennifer Osorio , and Kenny Ed )

Delights of Chemistry ( Doug Lemon )

Creative Chemistry ( David Klier )

Homework Help - Chemistry ( Satomi Oshima and Sono Takenouchi )

WebElements ( Roy Jensen )

The Learning Matters of Chemistry ( Cinnamon Westbrook )

Think Quest - Chemistry ( Erin Sullivan )

Chemistry 101 ( Justin Gooden )

6/25/02 There's one web-based periodic table that puts the rest of the periodic tables on the Internet to shame (including mine), and Takayuki Yokoyama has found it. If you want information about any of the chemical elements, check out this site.


6/2/02  Mi-young Kang suggests a site where you can find out about one of the most important chemists of the 20th century.

Linus Pauling and the Twentieth Century: Quest for Humanity

5/31/02 Want more information on many of the topics covered in MPC's chemistry courses? Check out Alexandra Polk's suggested sites.

Chemistry Study Guides links you to comprehensive tutorials in the field of chemistry and chemical engineering.

5/31/02 Timothy Richards suggests an interesting article on changing limits for arsenic in water. It's on the website for Popular Science magazine.

Arsenic Levels in Drinking Water

5/14/02 Ann Anthony suggests two New York Times articles entitled

Ozone Hole Is Now Seen as a Cause for Antarctic Cooling

Scientists Cautious on Report of Cancer From Starchy Foods

5/14/02 Matthew Bacler suggests a very good site on molecular orbital theory . It includes a special topic on paramagnetism and sharks' teeth.

Introduction to Molecular Orbital Theory

4/9/02 Mohammed Englizi suggests a site that describes the work done by Ahmed H. Zewail. Dr. Zewail, who was born in Egypt, is now a professor of chemistry at California Institute of Technology. He won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1999 for his research that involves a technique that "uses what can be thought of as the world's fastest camera".

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1999

3/19/02 Our future geologist, Ronald A. Meserve , found a site that relates to geochemistry. Look at the image on this site and tell me if it makes you think of a certain black sweater with flames shooting up the arms. Click on various parts of the image to get more information.

Hydrothermal Vent Geochemistry

2/22/02 Want to know more about how things work? Thomas Barbuto suggests a site with links to information about octane ratings, gasoline additives, reformulated and leaded fuel , why certain candies spark in the dark, the chemistry of counterterrorism, and much more.

More How Things Work

2/19/02 Gian Teed is the latest 1A student to join our illustrious group of star Web surfers. He suggested a number of sites. I'm going to leave it to Gian to describe the Molecules with Silly or Unusual Names site. I'll play it safe and post his suggested site that claims to provide a " collection of experiments [that] will add joy to your science experience ". The site also suggests that we all "[s] hare the fun of scientific experimentation with friends or family members ". I suspect that Gian is showing Aunt Mary Anne one new experiment each night.

Home Experiments

2/17/02 Matthew Bacler found us a site that provides links to articles dealing with chemistry in Africa, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Czech Republic, Egypt, Poland, and Slovenia .

Chemistry International Bookshelf

2/12/02 Want to know how batteries aerosol cans beer works...and lot more? Michael Becker's found the site for you.

How Things Work - Chemistry

2/12/02 Blake Wilkinson suggests a U C Berkeley Library site that has links to a lot of chemistry-related sites.

Chemistry Library

2/10/02 Rodney Korver suggests a webpage on the Nobel e-Museum site. This page describes how metal atoms can be trapped inside fullerenes, one of the allotropes of carbon.

Carbon balls with a metal core

11/13/01 Mikhail Faybyshev provides us with hours (well, maybe minutes) of entertainment viewing movies of chemicals. I especially recommend to movie on water.

Multimedia Extravaganza

11/13/01 Aaron Tondreau 's suggested page provides a cross index of documents that are typically presented in an undergraduate general chemistry course .

General Chemistry Cross-Index

11/13/01 Augustina Martiniuc-Ursino 's suggested site leads you to many chemistry-related animations.

Chemist's Art Gallery

11/13/01 Brian Pierce suggests a site that describes one important application of redox reactions.

Building a Better Fuel Cell

11/13/01 The site suggested by Tim Haag has links to many useful pages that relate to Chemistry 1A.


11/13/01 Zeke Bean found us a site that has a number of useful sections that relate to acids and bases.

Online Introduction to Chemistry

11/13/01  Aaron Pagan suggested The Nobel Prize in 2001 page.

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2001

7/25/01  Mimi Park found us a site that provides an excellent introduction to organic compounds. It includes likes to Chime structures that allow you to rotate and size molecules to get a better feel for their 3-dimensional structure. 

A Brief Introduction to Organic Chemistry

7/20/01  DeVonne Callaway and Christina Vu both suggested sites that have links to many other chemistry-related sites. Thus, they are a good source of useful information and potentially a good source of other sites to recommend for this list. 

Chemistry Links

The Information Retrieval in Chemistry 

7/20/01  Christina Vu found you a site that allows you to download chemistry tutorial software that can help you to learn about acids, atoms, chemical bonding, and much more.

Chemistry Downloads

5/1/01 April Campise surfed all the way to England to find this suggestion. It shows and explains 40 chemistry demonstrations. 

Delights of Chemistry

5/1/01 Want a tip on how you might answer a thermodynamics short answer question on the next exam? Rachael Hoffman suggest you visit the site below. 

The Thermodynamics of Hell 

5/1/01 The Web page below takes you to a link to a page that lists the scientists who have been awarded the Nobel prize in chemistry. Eric Ulwelling says, "The list identifies who won by year and a brief description of their achievements that made them Nobel prize winners."

  Nobel Prize Winners in Chemistry

5/1/01 Eric's at it again. Now, he's telling us, 

"Wondering where all this studying will get 'ya? Try the chemistry careers link at: for a virtual "truckload" of possibilities in the chemistry and biotechnology fields.

...what a strange way to put it. I wonder why he calls it a truckload?

Mark Rosen's Chemistry Careers Links

5/1/01 Kelly Arnett suggests the home page of CREST (Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology). This site describes how energy can be derived from hydroelectric, geothermal, biomaterial, wind ,a d solar sources. It also suggests conservation techniques. These folks appear to be doing all they can to protect us from rolling blackouts. 


5/1/01 Wendy Thompson suggests a site the describes the interaction of light and electrons. It has a good diagram of a prism spectrometer and a schematic for one like we used in lab.

Optical Spectroscopy and Neon Lights

5/1/01 I promised myself that I wouldn't post another periodic table here, but who can pass up the Periodic Table of the Condiments. It tells you the shelf life of condiments in a periodic table form. Our thanks go to Melanie Cuddy for this one.

  Table of Condiments That Periodically Go Bad

5/1/01 Anami G. Anderson suggests a general site that has lots of useful tools. 

The Chemistry Hypermedia Project

3/9/01 Mike Macken suggests the chemistry section of the Interactive Learning Network. It includes some video and audio clips that will help you understand several chemistry-related topics. 

  Chemistry Course

3/8/01 The link below takes you to a list of tutorials and quizzes that you might find useful. Thank Ron Corah for this suggestion. 

  Tutorial, Drill, and Quiz Index

3/8/01 Ayako Yamashita suggests a site that links you to an interactive simulation that allows you to create your own model of the periodic table of the elements. 

Modeling the Periodic Table

3/8/01 There are a lot of periodic tables on the Internet, but this one, suggested by Protus Tanuhandaru, is the most visually striking. The link below is to the Flash/Shockwave version. 

The Visual Elements Periodic Table

3/8/01 Your challenge is to figure out the clues that show that this apparently serious website is in fact a hoax. Justin Otis suggested this one. 

DHMO Home Page

3/8/01 Hector Gavilanez's suggested site has a wealth of information about chemistry. 

About The Human Internet - Chemistry

3/8/01 Want to know more about the fundamental particles that form the basis of matter. Check out Jaimason Berkheimer's suggested site. 

Quark Soup

3/8/01 Si Ian Wong suggests a site that provides a lot of information about the element cadmium, including a description of Ni-Cd batteries.


2/11/01 I try not to repost sites that are already listed below, but this one's worth the repeat. Heidi Elliott recommended it this time. The link below takes you to an alternative periodic table. This table includes elements like tedium, Td, sanatorium, Sa, Hefnerium, He, and celinedion, Cd.

The Periodic Table of the Rejected Elements

2/1/01 Rachel Hoffman starts our list of student sites for this semester on a sensitive, literary note. Click on the symbols for the elements on this periodic table to see poems.

The Periodic Table of Poetry

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