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Chemistry


The Haber Process

The Haber Process

Chemical Equilibrium

How is chemical equilibrium important for making ammonia? This video demonstrates how an understanding of chemical equilibrium and Le Chatelier’s principle is applied in the Haber-Bosch Process, making the production of ammonia more efficient....Show More
Changing Equilibrium Systems: Increasing the Amount of a Product

Changing Equilibrium Systems: Increasing the Amount of a Product

Chemical Equilibrium

What happens when you add more product to an equilibrium? This video demonstrates how an increase in products affects reaction rates in accordance with Le Chatelier’s principle. Students will observe how the appearance of a solution of sodium...Show More
Equilibrium Law

Equilibrium Law

Chemical Equilibrium

What is an equilibrium constant and how do we work it out? This video explains various aspects of the equilibrium constant, including what it is, how to calculate it and how it can be affected by other factors like temperature and pressure....Show More
Competing Equilibria

Competing Equilibria

Chemical Equilibrium

How is chemical equilibrium important for cellular respiration? This video explains how two competing equilibrium reactions involving haemoglobin are at work in the process of cellular respiration. Clear explanations of this life-or-death example...Show More
Changing Equilibrium Systems: Increasing the Pressure

Changing Equilibrium Systems: Increasing the Pressure

Chemical Equilibrium

What happens when you increase the pressure on an equilibrium? This video demonstrates how changing pressure affects reaction rates in accordance with Le Chatelier’s principle. Students will observe the colour of a gaseous mixture of nitrogen...Show More
Changing Equilibrium Systems: Changing the Temperature

Changing Equilibrium Systems: Changing the Temperature

Chemical Equilibrium

What happens when you turn up the heat in an equilibrium? This video demonstrates how changing temperature affects reaction rates in accordance with Le Chatelier’s principle. Students will observe the colour of a solution of cobaltous chloride...Show More
Changing Equilibrium Systems: Removing a Product

Changing Equilibrium Systems: Removing a Product

Chemical Equilibrium

What happens when you remove products from an equilibrium? This video demonstrates how a decrease in the amount of product affects reaction rates in accordance with Le Chatelier’s principle. Students will observe how the appearance of a...Show More
Le Chatelier's Principle

Le Chatelier's Principle

Chemical Equilibrium

What does Le Chatelier have to do with chemical equilibrium? This shows how various changes can affect the balance of a reaction in equilibrium and favour one reaction over another, as predicted by Le Chatelier’s principle. Easy-to-understand...Show More
Changing Equilibrium Systems: Increasing the Concentration of a Reactant

Changing Equilibrium Systems: Increasing the Concentration of a Reactant

Chemical Equilibrium

What happens when you add more reactant to an equilibrium? This video demonstrates how an increase in reactants affects reaction rates in accordance with Le Chatelier’s principle. Students will observe how the colour of a solution of ferric...Show More
Reversible Reactions

Reversible Reactions

Chemical Equilibrium

What does it mean if a reaction is in equilibrium? This video introduces key concepts such as reversible and irreversible reactions, forward and reverse reactions and equilibrium. Easy-to-understand explanations and examples of chemical...Show More
Chemical Reactions of Carbon Compounds

Chemical Reactions of Carbon Compounds

Carbon and its Compounds

This video covers a number of different chemical reactions that carbon compounds can have. Carbon compounds can undergo combustion, substitution, addition, and oxidisation reactions. The video also looks at chemical reactions that ethanol and...Show More
Nomenclature of Carbon Compounds

Nomenclature of Carbon Compounds

Carbon and its Compounds

This video introduces hydrocarbons, and highlights the difference between saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons. It also introduces the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry naming conventions for straight chained hydrocarbons,...Show More
Covalent Bonding in Carbon Compounds

Covalent Bonding in Carbon Compounds

Carbon and its Compounds

Carbon is a versatile element. Its tetravalent nature, to form strong covalent bonds and the property of catenation enables it to form a large number of compounds. This video introduces covalent bonds and their properties, with a focus on how...Show More
Soaps and Detergents

Soaps and Detergents

Carbon and its Compounds

This video shows how soap is made using a process called saponification. It looks at the structure of a soap molecule and how it differs from detergent molecules, resulting in different cleansing actions.
Introduction to Carbon Compounds

Introduction to Carbon Compounds

Carbon and its Compounds

In this video students will learn about functional groups, the atom or groups of atoms that give a characteristic property to a compound. The video also introduces homologous series—organic compounds that have similar structures—and...Show More
Training Day: Covalent & Ionic Bonds

Training Day: Covalent & Ionic Bonds

The Periodic Games

The start of The Periodic Games is just a day away. As attraction sparks between Chlorine and Sodium, President H2O fears that their new bond could incite revolution. Meanwhile, the other tributes are in training, forming covalent bonds that...Show More
Meeting the Tributes: Elements 1-18

Meeting the Tributes: Elements 1-18

The Periodic Games

When Chlorine Everclean voluntarily takes her sister’s place in The 75th Periodic Games, hosts Titanium Alloy and Caesium Lepton are taken by surprise! Chlorine isn’t as strong a contender as her little sister Fluorine, and the other 17...Show More
Emerging Nanotechnology

Emerging Nanotechnology

Nanoparticles

Nanotechnology has found its way into our homes and everyday lives. This clip reveals some amazing applications that are part of our everyday lives now, and takes a look nanotechnology in the future and the revolutionary impact it will continue...Show More
Properties of Nanoparticles

Properties of Nanoparticles

Nanoparticles

Nanotechnology has diverse applications and phenomenal potential. This clip examines the properties of nanoparticles and the amazing range of applications – now and into the future. It also looks at some of the risks of this emerging field of...Show More
Measuring Nanoparticles

Measuring Nanoparticles

Nanoparticles

Nanoparticles are tiny bits of material with a diameter between one and 100 nanometres. This clip explores the tiny world of nanoparticles and how their size and structure make them so useful, including the square-cube law and the relationship...Show More
Hydrogen Bonding

Hydrogen Bonding

Gases and Atmospheric Chemistry

This video explains how hydrogen bonds form. Students will learn to differentiate betwen inter- and intramolecular bonding, and how hydrogen forms bonds in water.
Van der Waals Forces

Van der Waals Forces

Gases and Atmospheric Chemistry

Van der Waals forces are inter molecular forces that attract particles. This video teaches students about dispersion forces, dipole-dipole forces, and dipole-induced dipole forces.
Gay-Lussac’s Law

Gay-Lussac’s Law

Gases and Atmospheric Chemistry

Gay-Lussac's Law describes how the pressure of a fixed amount of gas is directly related to its temperature. This video illustrates how this law holds true for different gases.
Avogadro's Law

Avogadro's Law

Gases and Atmospheric Chemistry

Avogadro’s Law describes the relationship between the volume of a gas and the number of molecules in it, at constant temperature and pressure. Students will learn how to prove the law in this video.
Episode 4: Carbon Is Forever

Episode 4: Carbon Is Forever

Atom Bond

In the hideout, Chlorine is trapped in Carbon’s buckyball, and Gold is put behind bars. When released, Ethanol takes him on a guided tour of the completed Project D. It’s giant DNA molecule, which will bring Planet Earth to life. Gold’s...Show More