Links

Here are a few links that may be of special interest to chemists and chemistry students.  For links to professional societies, please visit our Professional Societies page.

Periodic Table with some very nice graphics and facts about the elements
http://www.popsci.com/popsci/periodictable/

Periodic Table with links to Wikipedia entries for each element is at http://www.dayah.com/periodic/

Another periodic table with extensive information about the elements is at http://www.webelements.com/

Spectral Database for Organic Compounds at National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
http://riodb01.ibase.aist.go.jp/sdbs/cgi-bin/cre_index.cgi?lang=eng

The Orbitron site at http://winter.group.shef.ac.uk/orbitron/ allows you to visualize atomic and molecular orbitals

A site that shows all sorts interesting three dimensional molecular structures can be found at http://www.3dchem.com/

Cambridge University has an extensive list of chemistry related sites
http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/c2k/

Another extensive list of chemistry related sites is provided by Sheffield University http://www.chemdex.org/

Free download of ChemSketch software package for drawing organic structures
http://www.acdlabs.com/download/chemsk.html

A very informative article on selecting a graduate school can be found at http://pubs.acs.org/cen/education/8139/8139education1.html

The Chemical Heritage Foundation is an excellent site for information related to the history of chemistry and science. They have a weekly podcast which features the element of the week.

A Science Teacher's Polymer Education Guide provides useful information on polymers.

 
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