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1. Facts About Water Molecules: Structure & Properties
Water is more unique than you might think, despite the huge quantities available on our planet. This lesson explores the structure of water and how it contributes to the properties we find so useful.
2. Force of Attraction: Formula & Concept
In this lesson, you will learn about the force of attraction and the kinds of forces that cause attraction. You will learn the formulas for these forces and learn how to calculate the force of attraction in each case, and learn about the properties of each force of attraction.
3. Basic Solutions in Chemistry: Properties & Examples
Basic solutions are very important components of many different chemical reactions. This lesson provides an introduction to bases, basic solutions, and their properties. Several examples of basic solutions in action are also provided.
4. What Is an Ion?
Learn what an ion is and how it forms. We will look at some common ions and get to know the terms for the two types of ions. Take the quiz at the end to see how well you understand the lesson.
5. What is a Solvent? - Definition & Examples
In this lesson, we'll learn about solvents. We'll learn what they are and understand the role they play in a solution. By the end of the lesson, you will be able to identify a solvent as well as predict what will dissolve in it.
6. What is Ammonia? - Formula & Sulfate
This lesson describes the molecular compound ammonia. Common sources of ammonia and the chemical bonding, simple reactions, and uses of one particular compound, ammonium sulfate, are included in the discussion.
7. What is Carbon Monoxide? - Effects & Overview
Carbon monoxide is often called the silent killer, but do you know why? In this lesson we'll learn what carbon monoxide is, how it is formed and how it affects the body so silently. You can test your new knowledge with a quiz.
8. What is Cyanide? - Definition, Formula & Effects
Cyanide is a poison which has been used since the ancient Egyptians, but how does it work? To help us answer this question, we will learn about cyanide's chemical structure, where it's found, and how it interacts with key biological molecules in the human body.
9. What is Methane? - Reactions & Formula
Methane, the simplest of organic compounds, is the subject of this lesson. The basic structure, bonding, and two fundamental chemical reactions are presented in this lesson.
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