CHM 100 Chemistry of the Natural World
Demonstrating Real World Chemistry

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 Introduction to Chemistry (chap 1) Introduction to the Study of Chemistry - Atoms, Elements, Compounds, Chemical Properties, Physical Properties
Mass, Volume, Temperature, Energy, Density  
Density Density - Liquids, Gases, Ice, Gold bar, Diet vs. Regular Coke
States of Matter, Physical & Chemical Properties (chap 2)  Introduction to the Study of Chemistry - Atoms, Elements, Compounds, Chemical Properties, Physical Properties
 Atoms, Molecules, Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures (chap 2)  Mixtures
Chemical Formulas of Compounds (chap 2 and 5)  Compounds and Bonding - Ionic / Covalent and Bonding,
Chemical Reactions (chap 6) .
Pressure, Gas Laws (chap 6)  Gases and Pressure - under construction
Periodic Table - Element reports (chap 2)

Links to Web
- Scholar Edition - Data, description, uses, historical, be sure to click some of the items in the left menu bar.

Periodic Table at Los Alamos Lab - contains information about each element.

Periodic Table - gives a graphic picture of the Bohr Diagram of each element. First select an element, then at the top of the frame, click on Atomic Structure to see the Bohr Diagram.

All About the Periodic Table

 Early Atomic Structure Theories (chap 3)
Famous Scientist reports
Famous Scientist Links to web
History of Chemistry
100 European Chemists
This Week in the History of Chemistry
Chemist's Biographies

Alfred Nobel - Biographic links
Atomic Models (cont.) chap 3.  
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Geometry (chap 5)  Molecular Geometry - molecular geometry types, organic molecular geometry
 Chemical Bonding and Molecular Geometry (chap 5)  Compounds and Bonding - Ionic / Covalent and Bonding,
 Chemical Calculations - percent, moles, molarity
(chap 6)
Molecular Mixing - Polar and Nonpolar (chap 5)  Intermolecular Forces - Ionic, Polar, Non-polar, Hydrogen Bonding
 Solutions and Solubility & Detergent Action (chap 17) Solutions and Solubility - Salt dissolving,
polar and non-polar solubility, temperture and pressure effects
Water Properties (chap 13)  Water Resources - hydrologic cycle
 Water Properties (chap 13) Ground Water - "mining", salt water intrustion
Wastewater Treatment - Elmhurst Sewage Treatment Plant - Virtual Tour.
Acids/Bases (chap 7) Acids and Bases - Neutralization, Strength, pH Scale, Indicators
 Organic Chemistry (chap 9)  Hydrocarbon Compounds - Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes, Cyclic, Aromatic
 Polymers (chap 10)  Polymers - Addition, condensation, rubber, silcones.
Chemicals of Life, Carbohydrates, Fats (chap 15) .Carbohydrates I - Monosaccharides; Carbohydrates II - Di-, Polysaccharides
Carbohydrate MiniTopics- Glucose test, Iodine Test, Tooth Decay, High Fructose Corn Syrup
Sweeteners -Sweet receptor site, Aspartame, Saccharin, etc.
 Fats (chap 15)  Lipids I -Fatty Acids, Triglycerides, Phosphoglyceriedes, wax, soap, lipid bilayer
Lipids II - Steroids, Prostagalndins, Sphingolipids
Lipid MiniTopics - Hydrogenation, Olestra, Micelles, Detergents, Anabolic Steroids, Birth Control
Proteins (chap 15) Amino Acids - Structures and Properties
Proteins - Structure, Silk, Collagen, Myoglobin, Hemoglobin;
Protein MiniTopics - Immunoglobin, Hair
 Enzymes (chap 15) Enzymes - Lock and Key, Cofactors, Inhibitors, Regulators
DNA, RNA, Genetic Engineering (chap 15) DNA/RNA -Nucleotides, DNA double helix, DNA replication, RNA transcription, Protein Synthesis
 Chemistry of Drugs (chap 19) Drug Chemistry - Antibiotics, Anticancer
Drug Receptors - Neurotransmitters, Adrenergic, Cholinergic
Central Nervous System Drugs - Stimulants, Antidepressants, Sedative, Hallucinogens, Narcotics, Local Anesthetics
Energy Resources (chap 14) - Fossil fuels  
Alternate Energy Sources (chap 14 )  
Air Pollution (chap 12) Global Warming
Acid Rain
Ozone Depletion
 Nuclear Chemistry (chap 4)