Videos for Learning Chemistry Concepts

Chapter 2: Scientific Measurement
Unit Conversion and Significant Figures Crash Course Chemistry #2 (11:23) (scientific notation too)
Unit Conversions & Sig Figs, Sci Notation Crash Course #2

Chapters 1/10: Matter and Kinetic Molecular Theory
Sublimation of Iodine (solid to gas phase change)

Chapter 3: Atoms-The Building Blocks of Matter
How big is a mole? (not the animal, the other one) by Daniel Dulek

Protons, Neutrons, Electrons and Isotopes

Dogs Teaching Chemistry: The Atom

How to Calculate Average Atomic Mass

How to Calculate the % Abundance of Isotopes (using x and 1-x)

The History of Atomic Chemistry: Crash Course Chemistry #37 VIDEO (9:41)

Rutherford’s gold foil experiment

JJ Thomson’s Cathode Ray Experiment

Ch. 4 Electrons
The Electron: Crash Course Chemistry #5 (12:48) (also electron configs, ionization energy, electron affinity)
Crash Course #5 Electrons

Electromagnetic Spectrum-NASA

Photoelectric Effect

History of Atom (Bohr Model at 4:22) See the light given off when electron goes from a high to lower energy level

Human Bohr Model

Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle (how does this connect to Walter White?)

Schrodinger’s Cat

Electron Configuration-1 Khan Academy

Electron Configuration-2 Khan Academy

Chapters 5 & 6 Periodic Trends, Bonding and Lewis/Geometry
Metals, Nonmetals and metalloids

Trends in Ionization Energy-Khan Academy

Electron Affinity

Electronegativity in Periodic Table

Atomic Radius Trends on Periodic Table-Khan Academy

Dogs Teaching Chemistry: Chemical Bonding (very cute)

Bonding Models and Lewis Structures: Crash Course Chemistry #24 (11:37)
Bonding and Lewis Structures Crash Course #24

Lewis Structures

Lewis Animation-WISC Online (see slides on lower part of web page; ignore install thingy….)
Lewis Animation-Wisconsin Online

Polar and Non-polar Molecules: Crash Course Chemistry #23 (10:45) (H-bonding)
Polar and Non-polar Molecules Crash Course #23

Molecular Orbital Theory Explained (9:35 min)

Chapter 7: Naming Compounds, Empirical/Molecular Formulas, % Composition

Naming Chemical Formulas (Nomenclature)

Empirical and Molecular Formula (8:00 min)

Percent Composition Calculations

Oxidation States-You Tube (2:17 min)

Oxidation States-Khan Academy

Octet Rule and Oxidation States-Mr. Causey

Chapter 8: Balancing Chemical Reactions and Types of Chemical Reactions

Balancing Chemical Equations by Khan Academy

Activity Series Animation-Iowa State
Activity Series Animation-Iowa State

The Reactivity Series (3:55 min)

The Reactivity Series (2:19 min) better

Reactions of Group I Metals (14:00)

Chemical Reactions
Bill Nye (20:55)

Chapter 9-Stochiometry
Stoichiometry Videos-Khan Academy

Chapter 11-Gas Laws
The Ideal Gas Law: Crash Course Chemistry #12 (9:02)

STP and Pressure Conversions by Briggs

Dalton’s Law of Partial Pressures by Briggs

Boyle’s Law by Briggs

Charles’ Law by Briggs

Gay-Lussac’s Law by Briggs

Combined Gas Law by Briggs

Avogadro’s Law by Briggs

Stoichiometry of Gas Laws by Briggs

Ideal Gas Law (moles) by Briggs

Ideal Gas Law (density) by Briggs

Graham’s Law by Briggs

Graham’s Law by Khan Academy

Passing Gases: Effusion, Diffusion, and Velocity of a Gas-Crash Course Chemistry #16

Chapters 12-13: Solutions and Molarity, Molality
Calculating the Molarity of a Solution and Dilution (M1V1=M2V2) (Mr. Causey)

Calculating Molality of a Solution (Mr.Causey)

Molarity and Molality (Khan Academy)

Solubility and Net Ionic Equations (17:00 min)

*complete ionic equation in this video = total ionic equation (TIE)

Net Ionic Equations by Showalter
NIEs by Showalter

Boiling Point Elevation and Freezing Point Depression by Khan Academy

Chapters 14-15: Acids and Bases
What are Acids and Bases? Part 1 of 2 (5:35) Properties through Arrhenius Theory

What are Acids and Bases? Part 2 of 2 (12:31) Bronsted-Lowry and Lewis Theory

Acids, Bases and pH (8:53) Bozeman Science

Identify Conjugate Acids and Bases (6:03)

pH and pOH Crash Course Chemistry #30 (11:22)

Determine molarity of acid and then pH by Briggs

Calculation of pH by Briggs

Determine molarity of base and then pH by Briggs

pH Calculations with [OH-] by Briggs

Weak Acid Equilibrium 1 by Briggs

Weak Acid Equilibrium 2 by Briggs (calc of Ka)

Balancing REDOX Reactions in Acidic Solution (Khan Academy) (12:03 min)

Balancing REDOX Reactions in Basic Solution

Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry

Energy and Chemistry: Crash Course Chemistry #17 (9:25)
Energy and Chemistry: Crash Course #17

Enthalpy: Crash Course Chemistry #18 (11:23) including Hess’s Law

Entropy: Embrace the Chaos! Crash Course Chemistry #20 (13:40) Covers H,S,G and calculations. G=H-TS too.

Calorimetry Crash Course #19 (11:56) Relates the math of specific heat to Hess’s Law

Showalter Writing Equilibrium Expressions (3:37)

Showalter-Calculating Equilibrium Constant from Equilibrium Concentrations (2:00)

Showalter-Calculating Equilibrium Concentrations-Math:Solver (5:47)


Rate Laws and Initial Rates (Concentration and Rate Tables) (9:57)

Initial Rates (Concentration and Rate Tables) (12:42) Longer explanation of math

Integrated Rate Laws w Calculator (conc vs. time) (4:46)

Nuclear Chemistry
Alpha Decay Animation

Beta Decay Animation

Nuclear Chemistry Crash Course #38 (9:57) Part I-Radioactivity, Decay (alpha, beta, gamma), Half-life

Nuclear Chemistry Crash Course #39 (11:17) Part II-Fusion and Fission
Nuclear Chemistry Crash Course Part II

Nuclear Energy

Organic Chemistry
How CFCs Deplete the Ozone Layer (5:43)