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Chem 30A Resources

Chem 30A Resources

I will gradually add more resources as I find them.


College Study Skills: Study Skills Links


Chapter 1 – Matter and Measurements 

Animation of molecular movement in solids, liquids, and gases

Chemistry Math Learning Object

Take a look at this – size comparisons of small things – move slider. This is fascinating! We all know that cells, bacteria, DNA, proteins, molecules, and atoms are small. Just how small are they, and how do they compare to each other? Exploring this will give you a good idea. Drag the slider on the bottom of the image to zoom in or out.


Chapter 2 – Atoms and the Periodic Table

Atomic Symbols Learning Object

Atomic Weight Learning Object

Dynamic Periodic Table


Chapter 3 – Ionic Compounds

Chemical Formulas Learning Object


Chapter 4 – Molecular Compounds

Lewis Structures Learning Object

Shapes of Molecules Learning Object


Chapter 5 – Classification and Balancing of Chemical Reactions

Balancing Chemical Equations Tutorial

Animation – Precipitation Reactions

Animation – Single Displacement Reactions


Chapter 6 – Chemical Reactions: Mole and Mass Relationships

Calculating Molar Mass Learning Object

Conversions Between Masses and Moles Learning Object


Chapter 7 – Chemical Reactions: Energy, Rates, and Equilibrium

Energy in Chemical Reactions Learning Object

Equilibrium Learning Object


Chapter 8 – Gases, Liquids and Solids

Boyle’s Law Animation

Charles’ Law Animation

Gay-Lussac’s Law Animation

Animation – Moles and Pressure

Avogadro’s Law Animation

Simulation – Kinetic Molecular Theory of Gases

Animation – Movement of Water Molecules

Intermolecular Forces Learning Object

Vapor Pressure Learning Object

Boiling Point Learning Object

Chapter 9 – Solutions
Chapter 10- Acids and Bases
Chapter 11 – Nuclear Chemistry