High School Chemistry: Resources for Students, Teachers and Parents
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Chemistry opens up a whole new world for students, and it can be an amazing and interesting one. These resources on chemistry for students will help you get your homework done, prepare for tests and get to know all those elements in the periodic table.
- If you’re using a chemistry textbook, check the publisher’s Web site for activities and resources that relate directly to the chapter you’re working on. McDougal Littell, for example, offers supplemental materials that take the chapters a step further.
- There are sites that offer expert advice and answers to chemistry questions for a fee. Check the credentials of any expert before you get advice (check the “About Us” section of the site), ask your parents before spending money and don’t give out any personal information online.
Even though we’re dealing with atoms and tiny molecules, chemistry is best learned through experience and real-world examples. Teaching chemistry is made easier with help from the Web.
- We usually avoid recommending sites that are mere directories of links to outside sources. In our education guides, we make exceptions to this rule for lesson plans and student activities to provide you with as much helpful content as possible.
- There are tons of free online chemistry resources, so don’t be fooled into paying for something. We’ll show you where to find the best chemistry resources that don’t cost a cent.
If you’ve forgotten the atomic structure of magnesium or that a mole is not just an animal, what your child is learning in chemistry class may stump you. Find resources on high school chemistry so you can help your child with chemistry at home.
- Chemistry organizations like the American Chemical Society have information about careers in chemistry, blogs, updates on the latest research and more information that can help take your child’s interest in chemistry to new levels.
- For ideas about bringing chemistry (and other subjects) into the home, visit the findingDulcinea Homeschooling Web Guide.