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Chemistry instruction and education

Chem1 Virtual Textbook

A free, on-line textbook for General Chemistry. It offers a more comprehensive, organized, and measured approach than is found in most standard textbooks. It should also be accessible to advanced high-school students, and helpful as review material for students in more advanced courses in chemistry, biology, geology, and engineering.

All about water

A gentle introduction to water and its structure for everyone.

What is Chemistry all about?

An introduction to the wonderful world of "The Central Science":

General Chemistry: Starting Points for Students

Resources for Chemistry Educators

Science and pseudoscience

What is pseudoscience?

How to recognize it when you see it.


water-related pseudoscience, crackpot chemistry and quackery

Computer-assisted instruction

Why CAI?

CAI as a medium for mainline instruction in Chemistry (published article)


Canadian Folk Songs

... remembering a long-unavailable 1967 9-lp set (includes some audio tracks)

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