This is a list of 27 basic pieces of laboratory equipment you would find in a general chemistry lab. Each is named, explained, and shown in a picture.
A set of fun experiments that teach kids the fun of chemistry and how to tell a chemical change from a physical change
A hydrate is a compound that absorbs water molecules and incorporates them into its structure. Inorganic, organic and gas hydrates exist. The latter may become an important energy source.
Paper chromatography is a useful technique used to separate the components of a solution. Kids can learn some simple chemistry by watching or performing this process.
We experience many Boyle's law applications in real life every day. Most people don't know it, but an example of Boyle's law is responsible for every moment we are alive. Go science!
What is the strongest metal? What does 'strongest' even mean? This article covers several different metals and alloys that could claim to be the hardest or strongest metal known to man and argues the case for each.
5 properties of water: cohesion, high specific heat, high heat of vaporization, lower density of ice, and high polarity.
Spiciness is not a taste! Surprised? Read to find out why you can't taste spiciness!
As a teacher, particles are one of the first topics I teach pupils upon entering High School. This hub investigates the weird and wonderful world of particles. How do you draw particle diagrams? How many states of...
Cinnabar is a beautiful but toxic red mineral made of mercury (ll) sulfide. It’s used as a source of mercury and to make an artist's pigment called vermilion.