Open Educational Resources about chemistry

Concept Development Studies in Chemistry

Language:
English
Author:
John Hutchinson
Institution:
John Hutchinson
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Chemistry
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Chemical Education

״Concept Development Studies in Chemistry" is an online textbook for an Introductory General Chemistry course, written specifically for use with Socratic teaching or other active learning or interactive teaching styles. Each case study is a development of a major fundamental chemical concept,

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Virtual Textbook of Organic Chemistry

Language:
English
Author:
Michigan State University
Institution:
Michigan State University
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Organic

״Organic Chemistry is a broad and complex subject. To understand and achieve a practical mastery of it requires an evaluation of interacting, and often competing principles and factors. These factors do not generally lend themselves to a quantitative treatment, so qualitative judgements as to

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Analytical Chemistry

Language:
English
Author:
ChemWiki
Institution:
ChemWiki
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Analytical

This online textbook/course is designed to incorporate various topics from the overall site, ChemWiki. The ChemWiki is “designed to maintain all Modules (pages of chemistry information) in the primary sections” for the core classes in Chemistry. There is also a link to Wikitexts, which contains

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Biological Chemistry

Language:
English
Author:
ChemWiki
Institution:
ChemWiki
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Biochemistry

This online textbook/course is designed to incorporate various topics from the overall site, ChemWiki. The ChemWiki is “designed to maintain all Modules (pages of chemistry information) in the primary sections” for the core classes in Chemistry. There is also a link to Wikitexts, which contains

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Biology

Language:
English
Institution:
Pueblo Community College
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Biology / General
  • Workforce Development / Technical Allied Health / Diagnostics Services

Biology is designed to cover the scope and sequence requirements of a typical two-semester biology course for science majors. The text provides comprehensive coverage of foundational research and core biology concepts through an evolutionary lens. Biology includes rich features that engage students

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Boundless Chemistry Hub

Language:
English
Author:
Boundless
Institution:
Boundless
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Introductory and General

'The Boundless Chemistry textbook is a college-level, introductory textbook that covers the exciting subject of Chemistry, a discipline foundational to many areas of scientific study. Boundless works with subject matter experts to select the best open educational resources available on the web,

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CHEM 251 - Organic Chemistry I Lecture, Fall 2008

Language:
English
Author:
Professor Marietta Schwartz, Ph.D.
Institution:
University of Massachusetts Boston OEC Member
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Chemistry
An intensive survey of structure, reactions and synthesis of the main classes of organic compounds. Laboratory illustrates the preparation, purification and identification of organic compounds by classical and instrumental methods. .. show the rest of description.

Chem1: General Chemistry Virtual Textbook

Language:
English
Author:
Stephen Lower
Institution:
Simon Fraser University
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Chemical Education
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Environmental
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Introductory and General

This virtual/open textbook is composed of 40 chapters covering general chemistry (1st and 2nd semesters) as well as advanced chemistry topics (e.g. advance aquatic chemistry, a survey of envirnomental geobiochemistry). 

״This "reference text" is intended to serve either as a supplement to a regular

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Chemistry

Language:
English
Author:
Robert Lucas
Institution:
Curriki
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Introductory and General

This is a free, online textbook offered by Curriki.  This book "contains resources, including slideshows, reviews, labs, worksheets, activities, quizzes, and diagnostics, for high school chemistry students. Units include Lab Setup and Safety; Nomenclature; Chemical Reactions and Balancing; Metric

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Chemistry

Language:
English
Author:
Various
Institution:
Free High School Science Texts
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Introductory and General

״This collection is a full course of material in the form of a textbook. The textbook is provided by FHSST (Free High School Science Texts). FHSST is a project that aims to provide free science and mathematics textbooks for Grades 10 to 12 science learners. The project was initiated by young South

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ChemWiki: The Dynamic Chemistry E-textbook

Language:
English
Author:
Delmar Larsen
Institution:
UC Davis
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Analytical
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Chemical Education
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Inorganic
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Organic
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Physical

The ChemWiki project is a new approach toward chemistry education where an Open Access textbook environment is constantly being written and re-written partly by students and partly by faculty members resulting in a free Chemistry textbook to supplement or supplant conventional paper-based books.

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Concept Development Studies in Chemistry

Language:
English
Author:
John S. Hutchinson
Institution:
Rice University
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Chemical Education
"Concept Development Studies in Chemistry" is a General Chemistry textbook written specifically for use with Socratic teaching or other active learning or interactive teaching styles. Each case study is a development of a major fundamental chemical concept, starting from experimental observations .. show the rest of description.

ES.010 Chemistry of Sports (MIT)

Language:
English
Author:
Dr. Patricia Christie, Mr. Steve Lyons
Institution:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Biology / Human Anatomy
  • Science and Technology / Health Sciences / Exercise Science
The seminar is designed to look at the science triathlons and sports from a molecular/chemical biological point of view. We will be able to use our own bodies to see how exercise affects the system, through observations written in a training journal. We will also improve the overall fitness of the .. show the rest of description.

Human Physiology

Language:
English
Author:
Various Authors
Institution:
Wikibooks
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Biology / Human Anatomy

This free textbook is a Wikibook, which means that the content is constantly changing. The word physiology is from the Ancient Greek φυσιολογία (phusiología, "natural philosophy") and it is the study of how organisms perform their vital functions. An example is the study of how a

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Inorganic Chemistry

Language:
English
Author:
ChemWiki
Institution:
ChemWiki
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Inorganic

This online textbook/course is designed to incorporate various topics from the overall site, ChemWiki. The ChemWiki is “designed to maintain all Modules (pages of chemistry information) in the primary sections” for the core classes in Chemistry. There is also a link to Wikitexts, which contains

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Introduction to Chemical Engineering Processes

Language:
English
Author:
Various Authors
Institution:
WikiBooks
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Engineering / Chemical Engineering
pThis is a free, online textbook, so it is continually being updated and refined.  According to the authors, "This book is for anyone who is interested in some of the basic principles behind what chemical engineers do and how they can use powerful tools from physics to solve problems involving .. show the rest of description.

Introduction to Chemistry

Language:
English
Author:
Open Learning Initiative
Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
MERLOT
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  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Introductory and General

These "units" are part of an online course in Chemistry.  However, the textbook is incorporated into the course.  The units covered are:  "1) A Stoichiometry bridge course that is situated in an authentic real-world problem. 2) A course on Chemical Equilibrium and Acid-Base Chemistry that

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Introduction to Chemistry (Inorganic)

Language:
English
Author:
Tom Caswell
Institution:
Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Inorganic

This free and open online course in Chemistry was produced by the WA State Board for Community & Technical Colleges [http://sbctc.edu/].

From consumer products to space-age technologies, chemistry affects our daily lives. In this course, students will learn the structure of matter and how it behaves

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Microbiology

Language:
English
Institution:
Boundless
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Biology / Microbiology

'The Boundless Microbiology textbook is a college-level, introductory textbook that covers the subject of Microbiology, one of the building blocks of the life sciences. Boundless works with subject matter experts to select the best open educational resources available on the web, review the content

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Molecular reaction dynamics

Language:
English
Author:
Professor Katharine Reid, Dr Richard Wheatley
Institution:
The University of Nottingham OEC Member
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Physical
This package, written in 1998, includes interactive questions and demonstrations on the dynamics of chemical reactions. The aim is to show the effect of the potential energy surface, on reaction rates. It is intended for third or fourth year undergraduates in Chemistry. To download, click on View .. show the rest of description.

Open Yale Courses: Freshman Organic Chemistry

Language:
English
Author:
Dr. J. Michael McBride
Institution:
Yale University
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Organic

This is the first semester in a two-semester introductory course focused on current theories of structure and mechanism in organic chemistry, their historical development, and their basis in experimental observation. The course is open to freshmen with excellent preparation in chemistry and

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Organic Chemistry

Language:
English
Author:
ChemWiki
Institution:
ChemWiki
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Organic

This online textbook/course is designed to incorporate various topics from the overall site, ChemWiki. The ChemWiki is “designed to maintain all Modules (pages of chemistry information) in the primary sections” for the core classes in Chemistry. There is also a link to Wikitexts, which contains

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Organic Chemistry With a Biological Emphasis Volumes I & II

Language:
English
Author:
Timothy Soderberg
Institution:
University of Minnesota
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Organic

This is a free, open-access organic chemistry textbook (volumes I and II) in which the main focus is on relevance to biology and medicine. This is a PDF version of a wiki project called Chemwiki at the University of California, Davis. There are also supplementary materials, such as PowerPoint

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Virtual Textbook of Organic Chemistry

Language:
English
Author:
Michigan State University
Institution:
Michigan State University
MERLOT
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Categories:
  • Science and Technology / Chemistry / Organic

״Organic Chemistry is a broad and complex subject. To understand and achieve a practical mastery of it requires an evaluation of interacting, and often competing principles and factors. These factors do not generally lend themselves to a quantitative treatment, so qualitative judgements as to

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