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The Australian Computational Chemistry via the Internet Project is aimed at studying chemistry with the aid of computers. This site includes a free demonstration module. The site has some interesting links, like the links to animation of molecules which you can download.


The American Chemical Society is one of the leading sources of information on chemistry in the United States. A very informative site.


This site devoted to atmospheric chemistry is maintained by The University of North Carolina, USA, and the University of Leeds, UK. You can download data and software, learn how to publish scientific documents in electronic form, and visit atmospheric chemistry labs in other universities.

The American Association of Cereal Chemists

At the home of the American Association of Cereal Chemists, you can find information about this association, including a calendar of events. You can view the table of contents of their two publications and order articles on demand, or "Search over 37 years of Cereal Chemistry Abstracts."

Amino Acids

No frills here, just names, abbreviations, and linear structure formulas of amino acids. Also contains molecular models.


Biology and chemistry sites in a dozen categories (including the regulars plus news, lab safety, ethics, and careers) are gathered here. They are not reviewed but do include author and sponsoring institution.

The Catalyst:Chemistry Resources for the Secondary Education Teacher on the WWW

Created by a high school chemistry teacher, the Catalyst is a useful, well organized listing of chemistry links for other high school chemistry teachers.

ChemCom: Chemistry in the Community

ChemCom is a curriculum developed by the American Chemical Society to advance the science literacy of secondary school students in the U.S. Each of ChemCom's eight units revolves around a societal question like, "Petroleum: To Build? To Burn?" This site contains teacher resources for the course.

Chemical Carousel

Here you can follow Captain Carbon through the carbon cycle, involving photosynthesis, digestion, and combustion, that allows the same atoms to be recycled for millennia. This extensive resource was researched and constructed by high school students as part of a ThinkQuest competition.

Chemistry & Industry Magazine

An online zine with articles, job search tools, archives, and advertising. This is a good resource and a nice job of online publishing.

Chemistry Teaching Resources

Chemistry Teaching Resources, maintained at Umeå University, contains an excellent list of chemistry resource sites.


This is not for the layman, but if you need information on chiral HPLC separations, you will find a lot of it here.

Global Instructional Chemistry

A new development in the teaching of chemistry, "hyperactive" molecules are on the net for you to rotate and measure with. This tool can help students to better understand concepts on paper. Great links! Keep an eye on this site in the future.

Information Retrieval in Chemistry

Looking for a quick way to locate chemistry information on the Internet? This technical and research-focused site is an excellent tool. You'll also find links to and information on chemistry software.

The Learning Matters of Chemistry

What a wonderful chemistry site! Developed independently by two professors, it's a dream come true for chem students and anyone with an interest for chemistry! Lots of things to do, see, and marvel at. The WebWeasel highly recommends it!

The Macrogalleria

This "cyberwonderland of polymer fun" offers a section for teachers and students containing information on how the site is organized and how it might be used in instruction and learning. Units include what and where polymers are, how they work, and how to make them.

Mad Scientist Network

Questions and answers on a huge range of scientific topics make this a great site for information on science. And if you don't find the answer you're looking for already here, ask a question of the mad scientist of your choice.


This is a chemistry-related java applet which allows you to look at a molecule, spin it, modify its structure, and zoom in and out. The site offers plenty of source and procedure information and a great list of nanotechnology links as well.

Polymers DotCom

PDC includes an area for links to "ALL" plastics related web sites, an area for selected content from other sites, and an area where PDC locates its own content, including a jobs bank. They work hard at helping you navigate this large and complex layout--if you're interested in polymers, you'll want to make the effort!

Pyrotechnics-The Art of Fire

Think chemistry is boring? Check out this page for the most exciting stuff on fireworks! Beautiful pictures; and it's a learning experience! Also find other sites on this subject.

Radiocarbon WEB-info

This is probably all you ever wanted to know about Radiocarbon dating! Web resources plus history and method information are here in abundance, and there’s also a lengthy list of print sources and instructions for sample submission.

Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

Their goal is "Environmental Quality Through Science" and their major areas of conern, as well as their group's specifics, are outlined here.

Virtual Reality in Chemical Engineering Laboratory

Founded in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan, VRiChEL explores the use of virtual reality in chemical engineering. The site offers goals, explanations, and a large number of links to related pages.


WebElements is the periodic table on the WWW. This page contains links to chemical data for the first 112 elements. Also contains other chemistry links.


Chemistry lovers, this site and VRML will allow you to study more than 2,000 chemical structures in 3D. Choose molecules or fragments by category, molecules by formula, or orbitals and valences. (Free VRML player available on site.)