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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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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.

Colloid Examples

A colloid is a type of homogeneous mixture that does not separate on its own. Here are several examples of common colloids, many from everyday life.

What Is the Difference Between Baking Soda & Baking Powder?

Learn the difference between baking powder and baking soda and how to make ingredient substitutions if you're out!

Why Does Ice Float?

Learn about hydrogen bonding and density to understand why ice floats.

July 21 Science History

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

Why Is Water the Universal Solvent?

Water is known as the universal solvent. Here is an explanation of why water is called the universal solvent and what properties make it good at dissolving other substances.

Why You Shouldn't Mix Bleach with Alcohol or Acetone

Mixing chemicals can be a bad idea, particularly if one of the chemicals is bleach. Here's a look at why you shouldn't mix bleach with alcohol or acetone.

5 Examples of Chemical Suspensions

A chemical suspension consists of particles in a fluid that can eventually separate. Here are 5 examples of suspensions.

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