Chemistry Images, Clip Art, & Structures
Chemical Structures & Chemistry Images
Find chemistry photos and pictures, including molecular structures, images of glassware, gemstones, safety signs, elements, and famous scientists.
Science Pictures & Chemical Structures
Find pictures of molecules, lab equipment, safety signs, elements, and crystals.
Elements in the Human Body
Find out what elements are in the human body and what these elements do.
Chemical Structures Archive
From your About.com Chemistry guide, these are all of the chemical structures used in features and facts on this website. Additional structures are available also.
Science Laboratory Safety Signs
This is a collection of safety signs and symbols commonly seen in a science laboratory, particularly a chemistry lab.
See the alchemical symbols for the chemical elements.
Alchemical Symbols of the Elements
See the symbols of the elements and learn how alchemists used them.
Amino Acid Structures
These are the structures for the twenty natural amino acids, plus the general structure for an amino acid.
Bravais Crystal Lattices
There are 14 distinct Bravais crystal lattices. The lattices can be used to describe the geometrical symmetry of a crystal. The Bravais lattices are sometimes called space lattices.
See the chemical structures of chemical weapons and warfare agents and learn a little about their uses.
Crystal Photo Gallery
This is a collection of photographs of crystals. Some are crystals you can grow yourself. Others are representative pictures of crystals of elements and minerals.
Drug Photo Gallery
See the molecular structures of common drugs, including drugs of abuse. Photos of the drugs themselves are also included.
Dry Ice Projects
Dry ice is the solid form of carbon dioxide. This is a collection of photographs of dry ice and science projects that involve dry ice.
Fluorescence & Phosphorescence
Fluorescence and phosphorescence are both examples of photoluminescence. See examples of these phenomena.
Gas Masks and Gas Attacks
This is a collection of photographs of gas masks and gas attacks. The gas attack photographs are primarily from the first world war.
Gemstone Photo Gallery
See photos of rough and cut gemstones and learn about the chemistry of the minerals.
Glow in the Dark Photo Gallery
Here's a collection of photos of materials that glow in the dark. Why do objects glow? It could be due to radioactive decay or a chemiluminescent reaction or any of a variety of other types of luminescence.
Green Sand Beach
Hawaii's Green Sand Beach is an unforgettable destination. Learn why the sand is green and how to get to the beach.
Take a look at the Big Island of Hawaii from a chemistry perspective.
Hiddenite Gemes - Emerald Hollow Mine
The Emerald Hollow Mine in Hiddenite, NC is the only emerald mine in the United States open to the public for prospecting. I went to North Carolina to check the mine out for myself. Can you find emeralds? Yes! And rubies, sapphires, amethyst, citrine, the rare gemstone hiddenite, and much more.
Lab Equipment & Instruments
Find images of laboratory equipment and instruments, including glassware and antique items.
Lightning and Plasma Photo Gallery
This is a photo gallery of lightning and plasma pictures.
Molecules with Strange or Silly Names
Molecules don't always have long alphabet-soup names. Chemists have a sense of humor. Sometimes molecules have amusing names. Here are some examples of molecules with funny, strange, or silly names.
Photo Gallery - Nobel Prize in Chemistry
This is a collection of photographs of the winner for the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Pictures of Famous Chemists
These are images of famous chemists or other scientists who made significant contributions to the field of chemistry.
Pictures of Women in Chemistry
See photos of women who made contributions to the field of chemistry.
Printable Periodic Tables
Sometimes it's nice to have a paper version of the periodic table of the elements that you can refer to when working problems or doing experiments in the lab. This is a collection of periodic tables that you can print and use.
Science Fair Project Pictures - Free Images
This is a collection of free (public domain) pictures that you can use for your science fair project. You are free to download these images and print them. Please cite the source of the picture.
This is an image gallery of science photographs and images. Most of the images relate to chemistry, though there are many which apply to science in general or are specific to biology, physics, or medicine.
Collection of science clipart, including safety signs, lab equipment, experiments, and more.
Vitamin Chemical Structures
This is a collection of molecular structures of the vitamins.
Yellowstone Geochemistry Photo Gallery
Yellowstone National Park contains many fascinating and beautiful geothermal features. Learn about the geochemistry of the park and view the spectacular scenery resulting from the extraordinary geysers and hot springs.
Battery - Diagram of Daniell Galvanic Cell
Here's a handy gif to help you illustrate the working of a galvanic cell.
Color image of a graduated beaker.
Bunsen Burner Image
Color gif of a bunsen burner.
Diagram of an Electrolytic Cell
Refer to this diagram of an electrolytic cell to help explain redox reactions and electrolysis.
You probably know what elemental carbon looks like (think diamond or graphite), but you might not know what indium or cadmium look like. Here's a collection of photographs of the elements to help you out.
Erlenmeyer Flask Image
Color image of an erlenmeyer flask.
The p orbital is a volume of space where an electron is most likely to be found. Here's what it looks like.
Take a look at the probability distrubution of the s orbital, a volume of space describing the likely location of an electron.
Black and white thermometer.
Molecular biology clip art from Genentech – a leader in the biotech field.
Here are the amino acids in all their glory. Several types of representations are available. The site is hosted by the Institute of Chemistry in Berlin.
Biotech's Graphics Gallery
These are labeled diagrams explaining the important processes of biotechnology. Each diagram includes a summary of the process.
This is clip art from the Computational Chemistry List.
Free Weird Science Clipart
There are several chemistry images available, including beakers, test tubes, molecules, chemists, and spilled experiments!
Freie Universität Berlin
2-D and 3-D models of the amino acids.
From Randy D. Ralph. Slow download – but look at all you get!
Image Library of Biological Macromolecules
From Institut für Molekulare Biotechnologie, Jena, Germany.
Library of 3-D Molecular Structures
Take your choice from GIF, VRML, or PDB formats of many simple and complex organic molecules.
Safety Information Resources on the Internet. A good collection of graphics depicting safe science.