Chemistry and Our Universe - How It All Works

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Chemistry and Our Universe
How It All Works

2016

Chemistry is the study of matter and energy at the scale of atoms and molecules. Covering a year's worth of introductory general chemistry at the college level, plus intriguing topics that are rarely discussed in the...

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Ron B. Davis Jr.

In This Series

Is Chemistry the Science of Everything?
Episode 1
Is Chemistry the Science of Everything?
Matter and Measurement
Episode 2
Matter and Measurement
Wave Nature of Light
Episode 3
Wave Nature of Light
Particle Nature of Light
Episode 4
Particle Nature of Light
Basic Structure of the Atom
Episode 5
Basic Structure of the Atom
Electronic Structure of the Atom
Episode 6
Electronic Structure of the Atom
Periodic Trends: Navigating the Table
Episode 7
Periodic Trends: Navigating the Table
Compounds and Chemical Formulas
Episode 8
Compounds and Chemical Formulas
Joining Atoms: The Chemical Bond
Episode 9
Joining Atoms: The Chemical Bond
Mapping Molecules: Lewis Structures
Episode 10
Mapping Molecules: Lewis Structures
VSEPR Theory and Molecular Geometry
Episode 11
VSEPR Theory and Molecular Geometry
Hybridization of Orbitals
Episode 12
Hybridization of Orbitals
Molecular Orbital Theory
Episode 13
Molecular Orbital Theory
Communicating Chemical Reactions
Episode 14
Communicating Chemical Reactions
Chemical Accounting: Stoichiometry
Episode 15
Chemical Accounting: Stoichiometry
Enthalpy and Calorimetry
Episode 16
Enthalpy and Calorimetry
Hess's Law and Heats of Formation
Episode 17
Hess's Law and Heats of Formation
Entropy: The Role of Randomness
Episode 18
Entropy: The Role of Randomness
Influence of Free Energy
Episode 19
Influence of Free Energy
Intermolecular Forces
Episode 20
Intermolecular Forces
Phase Changes in Matter
Episode 21
Phase Changes in Matter
Behavior of Gases: Gas Laws
Episode 22
Behavior of Gases: Gas Laws
Kinetic Molecular Theory
Episode 23
Kinetic Molecular Theory
Liquids and Their Properties
Episode 24
Liquids and Their Properties
Metals and Ionic Solids
Episode 25
Metals and Ionic Solids
Covalent Solids
Episode 26
Covalent Solids
Mixing It Up: Solutions
Episode 27
Mixing It Up: Solutions
Solubility and Saturation
Episode 28
Solubility and Saturation
Colligative Properties of Solutions
Episode 29
Colligative Properties of Solutions
Modeling Reaction Rates
Episode 30
Modeling Reaction Rates
Temperature and Reaction Rates
Episode 31
Temperature and Reaction Rates
Reaction Mechanisms and Catalysis
Episode 32
Reaction Mechanisms and Catalysis
The Back and Forth of Equilibrium
Episode 33
The Back and Forth of Equilibrium
Manipulating Chemical Equilibrium
Episode 34
Manipulating Chemical Equilibrium
Acids, Bases, and the pH Scale
Episode 35
Acids, Bases, and the pH Scale
Weak Acids and Bases
Episode 36
Weak Acids and Bases
Acid-Base Reactions and Buffers
Episode 37
Acid-Base Reactions and Buffers
Polyprotic Acids
Episode 38
Polyprotic Acids
Structural Basis for Acidity
Episode 39
Structural Basis for Acidity
Electron Exchange: Redox Reactions
Episode 40
Electron Exchange: Redox Reactions
Electromotive Force and Free Energy
Episode 41
Electromotive Force and Free Energy
Storing Electrical Potential: Batteries
Episode 42
Storing Electrical Potential: Batteries
Nuclear Chemistry and Radiation
Episode 43
Nuclear Chemistry and Radiation
Binding Energy and the Mass Defect
Episode 44
Binding Energy and the Mass Defect
Breaking Things Down: Nuclear Fission
Episode 45
Breaking Things Down: Nuclear Fission
Building Things Up: Nuclear Fusion
Episode 46
Building Things Up: Nuclear Fusion
Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Episode 47
Introduction to Organic Chemistry
Heteroatoms and Functional Groups
Episode 48
Heteroatoms and Functional Groups
Reactions in Organic Chemistry
Episode 49
Reactions in Organic Chemistry
Synthetic Polymers
Episode 50
Synthetic Polymers
Biological Polymers
Episode 51
Biological Polymers
Medicinal Chemistry
Episode 52
Medicinal Chemistry
Poisons, Toxins, and Venoms
Episode 53
Poisons, Toxins, and Venoms
Chemical Weapons
Episode 54
Chemical Weapons
Tapping Chemical Energy: Fuels
Episode 55
Tapping Chemical Energy: Fuels
Unleashing Chemical Energy: Explosives
Episode 56
Unleashing Chemical Energy: Explosives
Chemistry of the Earth
Episode 57
Chemistry of the Earth
Chemistry of Our Oceans
Episode 58
Chemistry of Our Oceans
Atmospheric Chemistry
Episode 59
Atmospheric Chemistry
Chemistry, Life, and the Cosmos
Episode 60
Chemistry, Life, and the Cosmos