Science in the "Real World"
CNN Student News - Read current news about chemistry and other science topics.
Smithsonian Institution - Online articles including virtual tours, online exhibits, and pictures addressing a variety of science topics. (Sponsored by Hold, Reinhart, and Winston)
Calvocade o' Chemistry - Visit the Helpdesk for tutorials, extra practice problems, and more.
Chemistry Tutor - Check out this site for helpful info!
WebElements Periodic Table - One of many great online periodic tables.
Measurement Tutorials and Drills - Use the drills to practice or get more help with this collection of sites on units, sig figs, scientific notation, and more. (Some activities require paid membership.)
Come Together: An Internet Sampler on Chemical Bonding - An interactive activity that provides an introduction to the different types of bonding.
Balancing Equations - Great tutorial with animations and practice problems.
ChemBalancer - Game format to practice balancing equations.
Chemical Structures - View VSEPR shapes and examples.
Molecular Modeling - Download the Chime plug-in to view and rotate 3D molecular models! Includes a tutorial on VSEPR Theory, polartiy, and intermolecular forces.
Gas Laws Tutorial - Great tutorial with animations.
Gas Laws Practice - Drill and practice all types of gas law problems with immediate feedback.
Phase Changes & Heating Curves - Watch this QuickTime movie representation of what happens as a substance is heated.
Multimedia Physics Studios - Explanations of key concepts enhanced by animations.
Physics Zone - Check out the Lessons area for great interactive tutorials. (Some activities require paid membership.)
Interference Beats - Iinteractive demonstration of beat formation.
Doppler Effect - Interactive look at variables that influence the Doppler Effect.
Mixing Primary Light Colors - Java Applet that allows you to mix RGB in different proportions.
Light Filters - Java Applet that allows you to manipulate different colored light & filters.
Texas and Northside ISD
NISD Science - The Northside ISD page devoted to science curriculum and instruction.
NISD Science TAKS Review Site - Brief reviews and self-quizzes of TAKS topics in biology, chemistry, and physics.
NISD Academic Standards - District standards for chemistry and many other courses.
IPC TEKS - State of Texas guidelines for Integrated Physics & Chemistry.
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