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Electronic Homework Pages-CSUDH Chemistry Department

This is a set of pages for the performance and submission of homework assignments using the World Wide Web. Author: George Wiger, California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Lecture Help Pages-CSUDH Chemistry Department

This is a set of 105 pages aimed at aiding students in their studies of chemistry. The lecture help pages consist of drill and practice, word problems, and data analysis problems. Author: George Wiger, California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Chemistry Drill and Practice Tutorials

Problems developed (above) by George Wiger at California State University have been reorganized by Dr. Bramer for use with "Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity" by Kotz and Treichel. This tutorial consists of drill and practice, word problems, and data analysis problems. Author: Scott Van Bramer, Widner University.

Steve Marsden's Chemistry Resources

This is an excellent, well-prepared, comprehensive site covering most topics and frequently asked questions in AP Chemistry. It is conveniently divided into Web links, elements, lectures, demos, labs, TI/CBL, and other topics. Author: Steve Marsden, Harvard-Westlake School.

Chemistry Study Cards

This site contains study cards for most topics in AP Chemistry. There are four cards per page, each saved in a PDF format. Author: Paul Groves, South Pasadena High School.

John I. Gelder and Valerie Ferguson's Web Site

Scroll to "AP Summer Institutes" for a resource for AP Chemistry teachers from the current CFC's 2001 AP Chemistry Institute. Authors: John Gelder and Valerie Ferguson.

David Brooks' Web Site

Use this site from David Brooks if you are interested in teaching with technology. He is most interested in applications in chemistry education, and in Web-delivery of instruction. His work is focused on the development of Web courses for chemistry teachers and online, repeated, automatic testing. Author: David Brooks, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Chemistry ConcepTests

Use this site to post conceptual questions (with a few possible answers) during your lecture. Students then vote on the possible answers, try to persuade their neighbors in the lecture room that they are correct, and finally vote again. This is intended to provide the instructor with online feedback to indicate how well the class is following the lecture. Authors: A. Ellis, A. Cappellari, G. Lisensky, J. Lorenz, K. Meeker, D. Moore , K. Campbell, J. Billmann, and K. Rickert, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Chemistry Coach

This site contains a very comprehensive list of tutorials covering most topics in chemistry. Author: Bob Jacobs, Wilton High School.

List of Categories—ConcepTests

This site includes several concept tests that are an excellent way for students to review basic knowledge of chemical concepts. Author: Liina Ladon, Towson University.

Towson University's Challenge Problems

This site includes several challenge problems in a style similar to AP exam questions, as several topics are tested in the same problem. Author: Liina Ladon, Towson University.

AP Chemistry Notes

These are AP Chemistry notes in PDF, PowerPoint or html format. Author: Tom Green, Alta Loma High School.

Chemistry Worksheets

This site includes worksheets covering various topics with available answers.
Author: Ian Guch.

The ChemTeam

The ChemTeam provides study resources in all standard topics for students in high school and AP Chemistry. Author: John L. Park.

Chemistry Resources

This site contains a list of resources for teaching chemistry. Author: Audrey Sanderson.

Chemical of the Week

Professor Shakhashiri distributes a weekly fact sheet about a chemical or type of chemical to increase students' knowledge about chemicals, their production, cost, and uses. Author: Bassam Shakhashiri, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology

This is a reference on IUPAC chemical nomenclature, terminology, symbols, and units. Authors: Alan D. McNaught and Andrew Wilkinson, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge.

Woodrow Wilson Leadership Program in Chemistry

This site includes curriculum topics and activities researched and written by the best chemical educators in the nation. It includes units such as the history of chemistry, water chemistry, environmental chemistry, biochemistry, and consumer chemistry. It also provides Web links for teachers and students, the ability to ask a scientist questions, information about seminars on videodisc usage, CBL activities, an Internet tutorial, teacher-submitted reviews of software, technology, texts, videotapes, and the World of Chemistry Video guides.

Patrick Gormley's Web Site

This site is a good resource for AP teachers that includes many lab activities and sample results. Author: Patrick Gormley.

The Catalyst

An excellent general Web site for chemistry resources for the AP Chemistry teacher. Author: Michael Geyer.

Historical Information

These sites are provided for those teachers intersted in integrating historical information into the course.

Single-Scientist Sites

This site has an extensive collection of short biographies of famous scientists, as well as a section devoted to developments in chemistry and other sciences. It will help the classroom teacher paint a historical picture of chemistry. Author: Carmen Giunta, Lemoyne College Chemistry Department.

The History of Chemistry

Assign biographic reading material of famous chemists for background information on the major concepts taught in AP Chemistry. Author: 1992 Woodrow Wilson Summer Institute Participants.

Classic Papers from the History of Chemistry

Assign classic papers of famous chemists for background information on the major concepts taught in AP Chemistry. Authors: Carmen Giunta, John L. Park.


The following Web sites may be of interest to AP Chemistry teachers and their students. The College Board neither endorses, controls the content of, nor reviews the external Web sites included here. Please note that following links to external Web sites will open a new browser window. If you discover a link that does not work, please let us know by sending an e-mail to