Monday, January 13, 2014

The Global Carbon Cycle: Crash Course Chemistry #46

In this final episode of Crash Course Chemistry, Hank takes us on a tour of the The Global Carbon Cycle and how it all works. From Carbon Fixation to Redox Reactions, it’s all contained within!

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Nomenclature - Crash Course Chemistry #44

Ever feel like there’s a international team of bad guys changing all of the easily remembered chemical names and turning them into test-failing, number-infused, pain in the neck names? Well… you’re not wrong. IUPAC exists but try to keep in mind that they’re doing it for the greater good. In this episode, Hank talks about IUPAC, prefixes, suffixes, ranking, numbers for carbon chains, and cis or trans double bonds.

Monday, December 23, 2013

Hydrocarbon Derivatives - Crash Course Chemistry #43

Functional groups? Functional groups within functional groups? Hank takes today’s Crash Course video to discuss some confusing ideas about Hydrocarbon Derivatives, but then makes it all make more sense.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Aromatics & Cyclic Compounds - Crash Course Chemistry #42

What’s that smell? Smells like Organic Chemistry! This week Hank talks about Aromatics and Cyclic Compounds and naming their substituents, resonance as well as common reactions & uses.

Monday, December 9, 2013

Alkenes & Alkynes - Crash Course Chemistry #41

Today Hank talks about the deliciousness of alkenes & alkynes, their structures, and how to remember which is which by simply knowing the alphabet. Also, he breaks down hydrogenation, halogenation, polymerization, and triglycerides all while helping us figure out the meaning of different names for fats.

Friday, December 6, 2013
Monday, December 2, 2013
edwardspoonhands:

Here’s a close up of the periodic table poster. Thought Cafe turned every element into a little character!

Buy it here! -Meredith

edwardspoonhands:

Here’s a close up of the periodic table poster. Thought Cafe turned every element into a little character!

Buy it here! -Meredith

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Monday, November 11, 2013

Nuclear Chemistry: Crash Course Chemistry #38

In this episode, Hank welcomes you to the new age, to the new age, welcome to the new age. Here he’ll talk about transmutation among elements, isotopes, calculating half-life, radioactive decay, and spontaneous fission.


SUBBABLE MESSAGE:
"To Crash Course
From Shawn, Mike, Sophia, and Jake”
"Thank you for using humor while educating and inspiring."

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

The History of Atomic Chemistry: Crash Course Chemistry #37

How did we get here? Well, in terms of Atomic Chemistry, Hank takes us on a tour of the folks that were part of the long chain of other folks who helped us get to these deeper understandings of the world. From Leucippus to Heisenberg to you - yes, YOU - the story of Atomic Chemistry is all wibbly-wobbly… and amazing.