Multimedia


  • Founders of Chemistry Video Series

    How did chemistry become the study of electrons and the periodic table? Many great minds were responsible for making discoveries that led to modern chemistry. This video series allows viewers to travel back in time to explore the lives of the most influential men and women in chemistry.

  • Animations

    Each animation in this series can be used to help students make connections between macroscopic observations and the particulate phenomena that explain them.

  • Sam Kean's Disappearing Spoon Video Series

    Each video in this classroom resource series tells the story of an element from the periodic table. The name of the series may be familiar to you because the video content has been adapted, with author involvement, from the widely popular book, The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements, by Sam Kean.

  • Chemistry of Cars Video Series

    The Ford Chemistry of Cars videos highlight the chemistry involved in aspects of production and operation of automobiles. They are part of a larger Chemistry of Cars resource collection, sponsored by the Ford Motor Company.

  • Chemistry of Colors Video Series

    The Chemistry of Color videos highlight the real-world chemistry of paint. Videos in this series investigate the composition of paint, the chemical make-up of pigments, the technology used to match paint samples, as well as the future potential of paint. They are part of a larger Chemistry of Color resource collection, sponsored by PPG.

From Sam Kean's Disappearing Spoon Video Series: Manganese