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Introduction to Chemistry

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Do you wonder what chemistry is or why you would want to study it? Take a look at answers to some basic questions about chemistry.

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Dilutions from Stock Solutions

If you're working in a chemistry lab, it's essential to know how to calculate a dilution. Here's a review of how to prepare a dilution from a stock solution.

pOH Calculations

Sometimes you are asked to calculate pOH rather than pH. Here's a review of the pOH definition and an example calculation.

Solid Perfume Recipe

Solid perfume is easy to make, plus it's practical. Solid perfume won't spill. It doesn't contain alcohol, which makes this a good perfume project.

Solutions, Suspensions, Colloids, and Dispersions

Learn how to distiguish between solutions, suspensions, colloids, and dispersions. Get examples of the different types of mixtures.

July 23 Science History

Learn about the history of science by reading about the significant scientific events that took place on this day in history.

How Does Febreze Work?

Does Febreze remove odors or merely mask them? Here's a look at how Febreze works, including information about its active ingredient, cyclodextrin, and how the product interacts with odors.

What Is the Difference Between a Cation and an Anion?

Cations and anions are both ions. The difference between a cation and an anion is the net electrical charge of the ion. Here are the details on the difference and how to tell them apart.

July 22 Science History

Learn about the history of science by reading about the significant scientific events that took place on this day in history.

What Is the Importance of Chemistry in Everyday Life?

Have you ever wondered about the importance of chemistry in everyday life? This is a question you may ask yourself if you're taking chemistry. Otherwise, finding an answer is one of the most common chemistry homework assignments. Here's a look at why chemistry is important.

Foamy Bath Paint Recipe

Make fluffy, foamy colorful bathtub paint using safe ingredients. The recipe is almost as fun to make as it is to use. Here is what you do.

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