Chapters 11–15 | Chemistry Web Links

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Chapter 11: Solids and Liquids

  • Hydrogen Bonding—This simple but informative animation will help clarify the concept of hydrogen bonds in water.
  • Dispersion Forces—This colorful, narrated animation offers an in-depth explanation of dispersion forces in halogens. Navigate to lesson 5.
  • Sublimation—This web resource offers a colorful, narrated video clip of the sublimation of iodine, naphthalene, solid carbon dioxide (dry ice), and snow.
  • Crystal Photo Gallery—This website offers a vividly colorful display of a large variety of crystals.
  • Capillary Action—Simple explanation of capillary action demonstrated by water rising up a glass tube
  • Swamp Cooler—This site provides more information about the evaporative cooling system nicknamed the “swamp cooler.”
  • Phase Diagram—Animated tutorial demonstrating concepts of the phase diagram and the triple point of water
  • Liquid Crystals—Provides images of a variety of colorful liquid crystals

Chapter 12: Solutions

  • Endothermic vs. Exothermic—This colorful, narrated animation of water freezing and melting demonstrates the principles of endothermic and exothermic reactions.
  • Polarity and Solubility—This site provides an informative video demonstrating how polarity affects solubility and miscibility.
  • Table Salt in Water—This colorful animation demonstrates the process that occurs when ionic compounds dissolve.
  • Crystallization—In this video, a college professor demonstrates the crystallization of sodium acetate from a supersaturated solution within a test tube.
  • Hot Ice!—In this video, sodium acetate is used to illustrate rapid crystallization initiated by a seed crystal in a supersaturated solution.
  • Peanut Brittle—This site provides instructions for preparing peanut brittle.

Chapter 13: Chemical Thermodynamics

  • Phase Changes—This website provides instructions and an interactive graphing exercise that explores the changes that occur to a substance during heating.
  • Heat Pumps—Information on how heat pumps function

Chapter 14: Chemical Kinetics

  • Collision Theory—Animated tutorial demonstrating the effects of temperature, orientation, and catalysts on the rate of chemical reactions
  • Collision Theory—Orientation—This short, narrated animation demonstrates the favorability of a reaction under proper and improper orientation.
  • Activated Complex—This narrated animation discusses the energy profiles of endothermic and exothermic reactions.
  • Heterogeneous Catalyst—A narrated animation of how heterogeneous catalysts work
  • Pharmacokinetics—Provides ample information on pharmacokinetics, including pages on absorption, bioavailability, distribution, excretion, and metabolism
  • Pharmacokinetic Animation—The absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of medications via oral, intramuscular, and intravenous administration are discussed in this colorful, narrated animation.

Chapter 15: Chemical Equilibrium

  • Dynamic Equilibrium—This narrated video of the thermal decomposition of ammonium chloride to ammonia and hydrogen chloride gas demonstrates dynamic equilibrium.
  • Dancing Gummi Bear—This link will take you to instructions for the popular dancing gummi bear demonstration that shows a product-favored reaction.
  • Le Châtelier’s Principle—Narrated, colorful, manipulable animation of Le Châtelier’s principle.
  • Why Salt Melts Ice—This manipulable animation illustrates the effect that changes in temperature have on the equilibrium of a solution containing frozen water and liquid water.
  • Respiration—Colorful and informative narrated animation about gas exchange during respiration
  • The Haber Process—The industrial production of ammonia using the Haber process is presented in this manipulable animation.
  • Barium Swallow—Short video of an x-ray of a barium enema (a medical diagnostic test used to assess the causes of pain in the lower GI tract)

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