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- Available Lessons: 182
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryThis high school chemistry textbook replacement course covers all of the topics in a standard chemistry textbook. The lessons offer a convenient way for students to study, interactive materials for teachers to engage their classes and an effective alternative to expensive or outdated textbooks.
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The short, engaging video lessons on topics like kinetics and matter are perfect for briefly introducing a chemistry topic and initiating class discussion. The chapter and lesson structure is similar to traditional chemistry textbooks, making a transition to digital learning simple and straightforward. Just like you'd assign textbook reading assignments, you can assign one or more video lessons to your students conveniently through the website and even review them in class to initiate discussion or class projects.
- Identify the chapter in this course that corresponds with your curriculum or lesson plan.
- Assign one or more of the short and engaging video lessons as homework.
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Using the course is simple. You can find any topic you're currently studying in chemistry class, or if your school uses this course in the classroom, you can get your assignments through links sent by your instructor via email. Even if your school uses traditional textbooks, you'll find this course offers a great supplement and brings chemistry lessons to life. The short videos give you an easy, fun and helpful way to better understand and absorb chemistry concepts, bonding, measurements and problem-solving.
- Identify the chemistry topics you're studying in class, or click on the lesson links sent to you.
- View the short and engaging chemistry video lessons.
- Use the lesson quizzes and chapter exams to test your understanding of topics like chemical reactions, gases and nuclear chemistry.
- Submit questions to our expert instructors for additional help with any chemistry topic covered in the course.
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- Fun Videos: Our lessons entertain while they teach you about the periodic table, nucleic acids and Beer's Law.
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- Learn Your Way: Whether you learn better through discussion, viewing the video or reading the lesson transcript, we've got you covered.
- Keeping Up in Class: If you need to miss class or don't quite understand a chemistry concept, you can use this course to make sure you don't fall behind.
- Chemistry fundamentals
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- Properties of matter
- Structure of atoms
- Organization of the periodic table
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- Types of chemical bonds
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- Chemical equations and stoichiometry
- Acid-base reactions
- Equilibrium in chemistry
- Chemical reactions and kinetics
- Laws of thermodynamics
- Basic organic chemistry
- DNA and RNA acids
- DNA replication process
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