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Electrochemistry: Crash Course Chemistry #36

Electrochemistry: Crash Course Chemistry #36

Aaah, the controlled flow of electrons, making possible laptops and phones and cars and pacemakers. Batteries, just like everything else in life, is just chemistry raised to the power of awesome. The kind of chemistry that happens inside of a battery is called electrochemistry because it involves reactions that produce or consume free electrons. Specifically, […]

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Chemistry: What is a Covalent Bond? (Polar and Nonpolar)

Chemistry: What is a Covalent Bond? (Polar and Nonpolar)

The bonds that hold atoms together in compounds are called intramolecular forces. The 3 main types of intramolecular forces are ionic bonds, covalent bonds, and metallic bonds. This video will focus on covalent bonds: Ionic bonds and Metallic bonds will be featured in their own videos. Covalent bonds are stable because the bonding atoms achieve […]

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Do Humans Have Pheromones? — Speaking of Chemistry

Do Humans Have Pheromones? — Speaking of Chemistry

Let’s be honest. We all stink. But what if our body odor also contains pheromones that could make us simply irresistible to all the single ladies and/or gentlemen? Creepy internet cologne dealers want you to believe that that’s the case—and they may not be totally wrong. But we still smell a rat and this is […]

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These Hybrid Metallic Crystals Are Chemistry’s New Miracle Materials

These Hybrid Metallic Crystals Are Chemistry’s New Miracle Materials

4200 meters above Melbourne, Australia, a chemistry experiment is in progress. These are the samples, which will be injected with metal and organic particles to form crystals at low gravity. And this guy back here is Dr. JJ Richardson, the lead researcher. JJ and his team study nanomaterials called Metal-Organic Frameworks, which are considered the […]

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Imperial College London Chemistry: Academic Insights
Scientists vs. Public Opinion

Scientists vs. Public Opinion

Collectively, scientists are our biggest thinkers, our problem solvers, the most logical among us, so let’s look at how their views on some of the most important issues facing humanity compare to the general public’s feelings about those same issues, using data from surveys conducted by the Pew Research Center. Scientists overwhelmingly agree that the […]

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Chemical Reactions (2 of 11) Single Replacement Reactions, An Explanation

Okay, in today’s video I’m going over single replacement reactions. A single replacement reaction is when a single element replaces a second element in a compound. You can see here’s the general form for a single replacement reaction. Here’s our single element, our lone element all by itself, and that single element is going to […]

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The whole of AQA – ELECTRICITY. GCSE 9-1 Physics or Combined Science Revision Topic 2 for P1

The whole of AQA – ELECTRICITY. GCSE 9-1 Physics or Combined Science Revision Topic 2 for P1

Hey guys, so here’s the whole topic summary for aqa phyics electricity electricity now this has so many practicals in they are absolutely key and important if you want to list what the core practicals for this and all the other ones you can go over to website get my free version guide or you […]

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Women in Chemistry: Stephanie Kwolek
Network Solids and Carbon: Crash Course Chemistry #34

Network Solids and Carbon: Crash Course Chemistry #34

The diamond in this ring will cut into any substance on Earth. It’s the hardest, natural material on the planet. But it’s just carbon, the same element that makes up the graphite in this pencil lead, which is so soft, that it’s intended purpose is to rub off on stuff. The atoms are all of […]

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