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The science of fire

This thinkquest site explains the chemical reaction behind fire.

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Why do fireflies glow?

Fireflies use a chemical reaction to create light to attract female mates.

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The chemiluminescence home page

Links to sights with animations of reactions which produce light and papers explaining chemical processes. Useful bibliography for younger chemists.

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Competition between the P-P Chain and the CNO Cycle

What nuclear fusion reactions go on inside stars, and what does it depend on? Find about the proton proton chain reaction.

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Fusion vs temperature

Very simple experiment showing the reaction between two nuclei at different temperatures. The temperature is set with a cursor in millions of degrees. The reaction is then played.

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Chemical Bond

Chemical compounds are formed by the joining of two or more atoms. A stable compound occurs when the total energy of the combination has lower energy than the separated atoms. The bound state implies ...

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What is a Chemical Engineer?

What is chemical engineering and how did it develop? A general historical perspective. The site contains general background for teachers and general information for students. Non technical.

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Introduction to Supercritical Fluids

Supercritical fluids exhibit a pressure dependent dissolving power. This property allows processes to be designed to extract, fractionate, or purify complex mixtures of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, ...

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Merely a Taste of Beer Can Trigger a Rush of Chemical Pleasure in the Brain

The brain reacts to small amounts of beer by releasing pleasure chemical in the brain.

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The Chemical Reactivity Worksheet

The Chemical Reactivity Worksheet (CRW) is a free program you can use to find out about the reactivity of substances or mixtures of substances.

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