It’s never been easier to learn chemistry online!
This resources list is a guide to learning chemistry online. There are over 100 links (and growing), all related to chemistry, including:
Aim Academy has live online science classes, including chemistry.
Apologia Academy is a Christian organization with graded/live and video on demand classes.
American Chemical Society (ACS) Middleschool Chemistry has Big ideas about the very small. Free downloadable lessons (742 pages, 28 Mb file size).
Exploration Education has had hands-on science courses since 2002.
Funda Funda Academy has science courses.
Future Learn has chemistry courses.
Generation Genius has online science videos and lessons for K-8 with a free trial.
Home Science Adventures has science kits for family use for grades 1-8.
COVID-19 Computer Science Virtual Resource Center for understanding the technology behind computers, specifically computer science.
Innovators Tribe has online courses for science or electives, relating to applied science topics like technology, engineering, and architecture.
Kahn Academy has textbook explanations of all the textbook topics for all the chemistry topics taught in school. Kahn Academy is a great place to figure out how to do that chemistry problem that your teacher forgot to explain.
Laser Classroom has some free science lessons for middle school.
Learn Chemistry Better is a chemistry curriculum taught by a top North Carolina teacher, Mrs. Brenda Esselman.
Math Tutor DVD has chemistry courses that are 5-10 hours in duration each, packaged in a series of volumes.
Madison Trust has a lot of information about precious metals, especially the chemistry of and investments related to gold and silver.
Michigan State University has 84 easy science lessons you can do at home.
My Fun Science has online Christian science classes for homeschoolers.
Mystery Science has open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science.
Nile Red has the most awesome chemistry channel on YouTube. Highly recommended by Dr. Scott! Fun to watch, but perhaps a bit complicated, dangerous, and expensive to repeat these experiments at home!
Professor Dave Explains is a popular YouTube channel that explains chemistry, organic chemistry, and math. Professor Dave will tackle and explain the more advanced concepts for college level courses that many others won’t touch.
Super Charged Science, with Aurora Lipper, has experiments and activities for young budding scientists.
TedEd has high quality educational materials, including chemistry. From Ted Talks.
Time4learning has a high school chemistry curriculum with 10 chapters and 400 activities.
The Great Courses has. a chemistry course taught by a Georgetown University professor Ron B. Davis Jr., Ph.D. The price is over $500 for the videos covering 60 lessons.
The Good and The Beautiful has a science and health curriculum for Christians.
Thoughtco has lots of chemistry lessons in a blog style format. They don’t appear to be organized into a curriculum.
Vision Learning Chemistry has well written lessons on web pages for about 20 chemistry topics.
Well-Trained Mind Academy has science courses.
Adrian Dingles Chemistry Pages is the best way to prepare for the AP Chemistry exam. Adrian Dingle literally wrote the book, over and over again, for AP Chemistry exam prep. If you are serious about scoring high on the AP Chemistry exam, look here for materials.
Bjuprees publishes the textbook Chemistry, 4th ed. Corrections are listed at this link too.
Chem Collective has online resources for teaching and learning chemistry.
Ed Place has a periodic table in color plus other info.
Education Worksheet Collection has a series of 12 free worksheets about the elements.
Elemental Science has chemistry for the Grammar stage (ages 7-10), a free 50 page sample packet download.
Flexbooks has K-12 Chemistry for High School.
Friendly Chemistry is a complete high school-level chemistry course which uses simple language and a multitude of analogies to make learning (and teaching) chemistry easy!
Geoscience Teaching Resources has Geology Lessons from America’s Largest Classrooms
Go Science Girls – A ‘STEM for Girls’ blog compiled over 100 easy and fun science experiments that you can try at home.
Great Science Adventures is a multi-grade level curriculum for teacher and students in one book.
High School Chemistry has a good resource to look up chemistry vocabulary terms.
Homeschool Dressage is a worksheet site. There are 30+ pages of attractive science and homeschool worksheets for K-12 learners, with thumbnail previews for browsing.
Home Science Tools has a chemistry kit and lots of labware and chemicals in an online store.
Hookedon Science-Experiments has experiments conforming to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
Home Science Tools has a Lab Kit called LIFEPAC Science for grade 11.
Inspirit has virtual reality (VR) for fundamental concepts in physics, chemistry, and biology. Built out of research at Stanford University and Georgia Institute of Technology to provide teachers the tools they need to teach difficult concepts that simply couldn’t be taught using existing tools!
Maryville University has physics resources .
Massachusetts Institute of Technology has Open Courseware to support high school teachers.
Master Organic Chemistry has resources and tutoring for mastering organic chemistry.
Mastering Chemistry – Pearson, Textbook Publishers has online textbooks. Like your grandfather’s good old chemistry textbook, except now online!
MelScience has an outstanding chemistry experiment kit. If you are looking for chemistry wow factor, this is it!
Meta-Synthesis has chemistry info good for professional chemists.
Ptable has a periodic table with LOTS of data. You can set the periodic table to show all sorts of data. It’s a really, really great web site.
Power My Learning has hundreds of videos, games, assessments, and interactive simulations so students can investigate the world of science. Implement the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in your classroom.
Sapling Chemistry, McMillan Textbook Publishers has online chemistry homework. You can point and click to learn chemistry through a lengthy series of multiple choice like, textbook style chemistry questions.
SEERC Chemistry Home Learning has MS Word files of home experiments and activities.
Science Bob Experiments has home science experiments, with parental permission, of course;)
Sciences Buddies has hands-on science resources for home and school. Including a new SimPandemic interactive tool.
Scientist in School is based in Ontario and has the mission to ignite scientific curiosity in children.
Teach and Learn Chem has Normal Community High School Chemistry and Physics, about 5000 Power Point slides and 300 pages of worksheets for chemistry, AP chemistry, and organic chemistry. Dig in!
Teacherspayteachers has worksheets. Free and for sale.
The magic of chemistry with Andrew Zsydlo can be found on YouTube. They are some of the best chemistry videos on the internet. Andrew Zsydlo tells hour-long stories about chemistry, typically involving 100+ simultaneous lab demonstrations. It’s a fast, furious, fantastically entertaining approach to learning chemistry. It’s intended for kids. Note, however, that Dr. Scott has rewatched some videos many times and is still finding new things to learn. It is definitely a bit advanced, yet it is always a fun ride.
Cathy Duffy has reviews for physics and chemistry classes, plus all things homeschool related.
Chemical Forums is a forum for highschool and university level chemistry, plus many other advanced fields.
Homeschool On has chemistry and physics resources.
Jennifer Lambert: A Sacred Balance has information for homeschool families, especially Christian and military.
Karen Rodriguez at Our House has a homeschool guide and resources.
List of books for chemistry teachers has just that. A list of books, for chemistry teachers.
Online School Mom has a Complete Guide to Online Science High School Classes for Homeschoolers and Online Schoolers: Quality Courses for Optimal Learning.
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