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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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August 28 Science History

Learn about the history of science by reading about the significant scientific events that took place on August 28 in history.

What Is a Control Group?

A scientific experiment may be designed with a control group. Here's a look at what a control group is and how it helps increase the validity of an experiment.

How to Balance Equations - Printable Worksheets

This is a collection of printable worksheets to practice balancing equations. The printable worksheets are provided in pdf format with separate answer keys.

Borax-Free Slime Recipes

The traditional slime recipe calls for glue and borax, but you can make slime without borax, too! Here is an easy borax-free slime recipe.

What Is Buttermilk? Does It Contain Butter?

You might think buttermilk contains butter, but it's really the result of a chemical reaction in any milk, including fat free milk.

How to Make Nitrous Oxide or Laughing Gas

You can make nitrous oxide or laughing gas quite easily in the lab or at home. Here are straightforward instructions to prepare this useful gas.

What Is the Volume & Chemical Composition of Blood?

Learn about the chemical composition of human blood.

What Is the Difference Between an Ionic and Covalent Chemical Bond?

Learn to distinguish between ionic and covalent bonds, and determine whether a bond will be polar or nonpolar.

Modeling Clay Recipes

There are several ways you can make homemade clay for modeling, making ornaments, and for other projects and crafts. Here are several clay recipes, including a refrigerator clay, a clay you bake to harden, one you coat for a glossy finish, and one that works up and stays pliable much like store-bought modeling clay.

August 27 Science History

Learn about the history of science by reading about the significant scientific events that took place on August 27 in history.

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